[time-nuts] HP 8924C's on ebay

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Nov 30 15:23:57 EST 2007

In message <474EB60F.5060806 at febo.com>, John Ackermann N8UR writes:

One thing to be very carefull about with these, is that they can
function as bona-fide base-stations if you hand them an antenna.

I don't need to draw you a picture.

>The ad claims it's a derivative of the HP 8920B, and it looks like it.
>Several of us here in Dayton have 8920A or B units, and they are a very
>nice general purpose service monitor.

I belive there is a difference in the RF frontends, but most of the
difference is a matter of software.

It would be interesting if somebody tried to convert a cellphone
unit to 8920A to see if it was possible.

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