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Subject: Re: Radio Shack WWV Clock
From: Rick Bitto rbitto@...........
Date: Tue, 07 Mar 2000 21:38:33 -0500

n0cwr@......... wrote:

> I was looking for a replacement for the expensive ICOM receiver I was
> using for SDR. I did look at hamtronics kit at over 50 dollars.
> But I found it in a WWV Radio Shack TimeKube that I found
> on Ebay for about 12 dollars. They were made till about the early
> 80's but they show up on Ebay periodically and
> make a great and inexpensive receiver for wwv. They pick up 5, 10 and
> 15 mhz. I replaced the 9volt battery with an inexpensive 9v p.s.
> 5mhz signal is receivable here 24hours.
> Works as well, if not better, than the expensive ICOM receiver.
> Keyword search (description and text) WWV should show them on Ebay.
> I have not heard that many good results from the newer type "clock"
> receivers, and that probably depends more on your location.

Thanks for the info on the TimeKube,  I'll start checking Ebay.  However, the
Radio Shack
'Atomic Clock' that I have does not appear to have any problems locking on to
WWVB signal.



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