[time-nuts] Temp/Humidity control systems?
kb8tq at n1k.org
Wed Oct 26 18:00:52 EDT 2016
I would take a look at the “stuff” they make for wine cellars. It’s an application aimed
at the same sort of area size and done in much higher volume than an electronics
> On Oct 26, 2016, at 1:58 PM, John Ackermann N8UR <jra at febo.com> wrote:
> On 10/26/2016 1:00 PM, Richard (Rick) Karlquist wrote:
>> On 10/26/2016 8:59 AM, John Ackermann N8UR wrote:
>>> I may have the opportunity to build a small "clock room" and am
>>> considering whether I could make it an environmentally controlled space.
>>> I'd like to learn about the options for doing this.
>>> The space would probably be 6x8 feet or so, in a basement with one
>>> outside wall.
>> I'm lost with the basic concept here. Help me understand this.
> This room would be a large closet in my basement where two racks of various OCXO, Rb, Cs live. There wouldn't be a lot of in-and-out traffic. I'm not looking for 0.01 degree regulation -- <1 degree C and a few percent humidity throughout the year seems a reasonable goal.
> What I envisioned was a very small heat pump or other heating/air-con unit coupled with some sort of proportional control. I just don't know where to start looking for that, or what other issues to be thinking about.
> (I know the way time-nuts think, and I recall the great ideas posted here in the past about using an old refrigerator, or burying standards in a deep hole -- but this would be wrapped into a bigger construction project that I'm going to be managing from a distance, so I need to keep it fairly straight-forward.)
> Thanks, all!
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