[time-nuts] GPSDO & Crystal Aging
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Fri Apr 11 18:04:01 UTC 2014
richard at karlquist.com said:
> Still, there was no way to guarantee that a crystal in the future would
> never have a jump or sudden change in aging.
> What was really needed was an ensemble of oscillators, but that was not
> economically competitive with rubidium.
How many would you need? Is 3 enough?
How well could you do with several low(er) cost oscillators relative to one
good but expensive one? It might be an interesting experiment in a nutty
sort of way.
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