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    Re: How Many Chronometers?
    From: Philip Lange
    Date: 2009 Sep 20, 09:38 -0400

    Since it has already been discovered by the list that it is easier to
    maintain temperatures above ambient, eg. crystal heaters in HF radios,
    than below, i would suggest a small well insulated box with a
    thermostatically controlled heater (one or two watts, 12-15v DC?). The
    Watch could be viewed through a double or triple insulated glass window
    so as to not disturb the thermal equilibrium.  This would be a nice
    project not beyond the capabilities of many of us. A couple of LED's to
    indicate operating temperature and power on and it would be a nice piece
    of kit to have at the nav station.
    Philip
    
    
    
    , 2009-09-20 at 01:40 -0700, Gary LaPook wrote:
    > So, if the cabin can't be maintained at around 25ºC then an alternate
    > way to stabilize the watches can be utilized. Simply buy a small
    > cooler and put the watches and some ice in it and establish their
    > rates at this cooler temperature, they should be running slow. 
    -- 
    USSV ORYOKI
    Edenton North Carolina
    'There's no point in having a plan if you're not going to pretend to
    follow it.'
    
    
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