[time-nuts] Vintage Quartz Crystal Manufacturing
alan.melia at btinternet.com
Sat Nov 26 08:43:49 EST 2016
Hi Adrian (in the UK I think) I think you will find the designation WS.7 is
a UK Military type number. Try and search vintage military radio.
Lovely beasties, I have not seen that configuration and they are probably
quite early in the use of quartz in sets on a manufacturing scale
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From: "Adrian Godwin" <artgodwin at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
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>I bought some old crystals on ebay :
> Is anyone familiar with this style ? I don't think the quartz is visible
> the glass section : I imagine that's just an insulator. I think the quartz
> is under a brass disc, with a sping to hold the disc down visible through
> the glass.
> Does anyone know what the reference marked on them "w'less sets No 7"
> refers to ?
> On Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 6:50 AM, Mark Sims <holrum at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Can you say "Mr Rogers' Neighborhood?" I knew you could...
>> He (along with creepy Mr McFeelie) always ran segments on how some item
>> was made. Geared towards pre-schoolers, but always worth watching.
>> Compare the Science channel's new "How Do They Do It" to the older "How
>> It's Made"
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