[time-nuts] Poor man's oven

jimlux jimlux at earthlink.net
Tue Jun 6 08:52:56 EDT 2017

On 6/6/17 4:26 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
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> OCXO's have specified temperature ranges for instance
> -40...+70°C for the heavy duty stuff.
> But I cant imagine the ovens used are so perfect that they have the
> same regulation performance at all temperatures.
> I can choose the exterior temperature, which I should prefer ?
> Disregard aging of electronics and materials, we all know that
> stuff, what I'm interested in is at which exterior temperature
> OCXO ovens work best ?

Here's my guess...

1) you want minimal gradients across the device for a variety of reasons
2) therefore you want least amount of heat from the heater
3) therefore somewhat below the setpoint of the heater.

How far below? I've no idea.

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