[time-nuts] Warning: HP oscillators on eBay from todoelmondo(Ray Mahoney)

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon May 9 16:46:12 EDT 2005

In message <427FCB39.3030702 at onetel.net>, David Kirkby writes:

>I assumed (perhaps incorrectly) that there would be a higher probability 
>of a randomly chosen 10811A being better today than a randomly chosen 
>10811-60111. I guess the only way to know this is to test a sufficient 
>number to get statically valid data - something that I doubt few would 
>have sufficient oscillators to be able to do, and even fewer could be 
>bothered to do.

I seriously doubt you will ever get a better and more researched
answer than:

>Tom has said he has tested bad 10811A's and good 10811-60111's.

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