[time-nuts] Tait reference

Clint Jay cjaysharp at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 13:39:26 UTC 2016

That's a very happy coincidence and one I'd hoped to hear.

The pictures in the auction seem to show a lack of tarnish on the Ref Out
and Ref In BNCs which suggests they have had plugs on them, looping the
internal reference, other little bits of information also pointed to that,
the remnants of a sticker on the front of one unit seems to say
'RUBID01...', past auctions of T801 units have been labelled with things
like 'RUBID048', the hex switches seem to be set correctly for use with an
internal reference as well so I was quietly confident they had the Rb
option fitted.

Now I just have to cross my fingers that mine arrive with the Rb in good
conditon. The seller also states 'working order' so there's possible scope
for a refund if it doesn't.

On 12 January 2016 at 12:24, GandalfG8--- via time-nuts <time-nuts at febo.com>

> Are these the references with a rubidium oscillator ?  They seem  to  have
> similar models with OCXOs etc.
> http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/111862884745
> ---------------------------------------------------
> Well now, how's this for a happy coincidence.........
> I've just received an email from a friend who bought a Tait T801 from  that
> very same auction, asking about the rubidium module that he  found inside
> it:-)
> Regards
> Nigel
> Gm8PZR
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