[time-nuts] Rubidium freq standard - temperature

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Thu Nov 30 18:44:53 EST 2017

You have some EG&G RBs. Thats great news. Now I am not alone. I have 2 also
that work. I have found little details on them.
That said I believe they are intended to be mounted on a heat sink. One end
surely looks like that whats would be done.
I believe mine are LCR-10-T. Might have to double check that.

On Thu, Nov 30, 2017 at 6:22 PM, Jerry Hancock <jerry at hanler.com> wrote:

> 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.
> Thanks.
> Jerry
> [/begin buttkissing]
> 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.
> [/end buttkissing]
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