Accession Number : ADD003773

Title :   Oscilloscope Date-Time Generator and Display.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE ARMY WASHINGTON D C

Personal Author(s) : Shreve,James S ; Thompson,George R

Report Date : 30 Nov 1976

Pagination or Media Count : 8

Abstract : A device readily adaptable into existing, laboratory oscilloscopes for causing the current date and time of day to be displayed on the screen thereof. In a preferred embodiment, the analog read out comprises ten digits across the top of the oscilloscope screen and respectively represent years, hundreds of days, tens of days, days, tens of hours, hours, tens of minutes, minutes, tens of seconds, and seconds. The device keeps time to an accuracy of about one-fifth second per day and is extremely useful when precise time recordation of remotely obtained data is necessary.

Descriptors :   *Patents, *Timing devices, Oscilloscopes, Display systems, accuracy, Integrated circuits

Subject Categories : Electrical and Electronic Equipment

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE