[time-nuts] Vintage Frequency Measurement

Bob Camp kb8tq at n1k.org
Wed Feb 15 17:54:04 EST 2017


Hi

Silly Canadians :)

It seems that the term either has drifted a bit over the last 70 years or there is indeed 
another British / US difference here. 

Bob

> On Feb 15, 2017, at 5:00 PM, iovane--- via time-nuts <time-nuts at febo.com> wrote:
> 
> This Canadian RCA apparatus was also called wavemeter but is a heterodyne 
> frequency meter and a signal generator.
> 
> https://www.pa3esy.nl/military/us/meet/TE149/html/te149_set-gb.html 
> 
> iov
> 
> 
>> ----Messaggio originale----
>> Da: "Tim Shoppa" <tshoppa at gmail.com>
>> Data: 15/02/2017 17.29
>> A: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"<time-nuts at febo.com>
>> Ogg: Re: [time-nuts] Vintage Frequency Measurement
>> 
>> For those of us who have to translate between the old "cps" and the modern
>> "Hz", I found this handy conversion table on the web:
>> http://www.aqua-calc.com/convert/frequency/hertz-to-cycle-per-second
>> 
>> Tim N3QE
>> 
>> [image: Inline image 1]
>> 
>> On Tue, Feb 14, 2017 at 5:29 AM, Peter Vince <petervince1952 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> On 14 February 2017 at 04:23, Raj <vu2zap at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 
>>>> I have a Marconi T.F. 643 C, in Megacycles !
>>>> 
>>> 
>>> Ah, a sensible, descriptive name for the unit.  Some of these modern units
>>> really do Hert(z) :-)
>>> 
>>>     Peter
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