[time-nuts] Is this a cesium frequency standard?

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Thu Aug 23 19:56:31 UTC 2012

I am reading thread and getting a good chuckle in a lot of respects.
SRS good or bad humps and bumps.
Then it hit me. I have a HP5065a and its great.
But, someone here is willing to buy it for $5000!
I think we can strike a deal. :-) Its american, has documentation, and is
HP. Sweet!


On Thu, Aug 23, 2012 at 2:37 PM, David Kirkby <david.kirkby at onetel.net>wrote:

> On 23 August 2012 18:39, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk> wrote:
> > It's really very simple:  If it was, the company that made them would
> > now be owned either by some rich mafioso or a western company.
> >
> > If it is no good, the company is still locally owned or bankrupt.
> I think given this hear is Russian military, I doubt there would have
> been much chance for it to be evaulated by companies like Agilent. The
> specifications would not be published, they could not buy one. It's
> possible the first Western countries will see of this sort of thing is
> when it appears on eBay.
> I'm not saying this is good, but it might possibly be.
> Looking at a lot of the other things this seller has, the specs are
> well below what one can get from companies like Agilent. Volt meters
> with 1% error are hardly precision by todays standards.
> Dave
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