[time-nuts] Rubidium freq standard - temperature
jerry at hanler.com
Thu Nov 30 18:22:41 EST 2017
I was able to get all 5 of these EG&G Rubidium Frequency Standards running by replacing the caps as another member found. They have a large heatsink on them, no fins, and are running at 43C. Is that too hot? Should I bolt them down to a larger heatsink? They consume a little over 9w after they lock, about double that while warming up.
The only other issue I see is that the 8bit frequency setting doesn’t allow me to set the frequency closer than 5E-11. I don’t know if this is good for these units and RFS in general or not.
PS: I have learned quite a bit from this group in the past couple of months. John Miles, Gilbert, Mark Sims, Bob, etc, etc have been a lot of help and have added a lot of enjoyment to my hobby.
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