[time-nuts] Re. DIY atomic "resonator"

Mark Sims holrum at hotmail.com
Tue Apr 11 14:09:52 EDT 2017

Apparently fluorescent tubes continuously emit a lot of other microwave signals.  I once built a  homodyne doppler "speed" radar kit (used a coffee can for the antenna).  The way you calibrated it was to point it at a florescent tube and and adjust the reading to a specific value.


> Seems that some fluorescent tube starters do emit a very brief burst at around 1.4 GHz

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