[time-nuts] Finally acquired a 5370B

swingbyte swingbyte at exemail.com.au
Fri Jun 13 23:58:37 EDT 2008

Jim Palfreyman wrote:
> Hi all,
> Well getting a second hand 5370B will be no big deal for those of you in the
> US, but in Australia getting one of these units is very expensive due to
> rare local availability and cost of postage from the US. I was recently
> quoted US$350 - more than the unit itself cost!
> However after patiently waiting two years I recently won an auction at a
> decent price and the postage was a very "reasonable" US$170.
> Now whilst waiting for it to arrive I've downloaded the full manual and read
> up as much as I can without having the ability to play with the unit yet.
> However, what I'm after is any hints, tricks or gotchas I need to watch out
> for. The unit looks like it will be in good order (ebay id 300229475698) but
> any guidance or advice would be much appreciated.
> Regards,
> Jim
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Hey Congratulations Jim.  I've been looking for a while too, but the "we 
only ship UP$ or Fedexpensive" factor has kept me out so far.  Its good 
to find other Australian Time nuts - where abouts are you - maybe we can 
to some long haul timing experiments.

See you


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