[time-nuts] HP 5065A control

Richard (Rick) Karlquist (N6RK) richard at karlquist.com
Wed Nov 3 23:39:22 EST 2004

Jim's right on here.  Before good synthesizers were
available, people sometimes resorted to the 
C-field, but there are many drawbacks to this as Jim points out.
See my paper at http://www.karlquist.com/FCS95.pdf
for a simple synthesizer you can build to get a
small offset for your Rb without touching the C field.

Rick Karlquist

> there is a chance that the standard could "lock
> to the wrong line", a reference to the operation
> of the internal physics package.  This might be
> Jim Johnson
> >Given the sensitivity to the field adjustment, it seems to me
> >that a servo capable of swinging the field a few minor divisions
> >could be built with a long time constant. This should allow the
> >5065 to be brought exactly to GPS time from an HP Z3801 receiver.
> >Has anybody tried this? Anybody know why it wouldn't work?
> >
> >Thanks,
> >Bill Hawkins

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