Questions about electronic clocks

Apr 23, 2021,14:20 PM

Hi all, I happened to win this Patek electronic clock from an auction, but could not get the clock running and I have a lot of questions about it. 

After a bit of googling, this model L 4011, as engraved on the plate is supposed to be a radio signal clock, meaning it should be regulated with broadcasting radio signal rather than only quartz, but does it require an antenna? Cause after firing it up nothing seems to move, but when I touch the clock with my hands the red light on the bottom right flashes, which is kinda creepy but I think its because my body is transmitting some sort of frequency?

As seen in the picture I found out other than the power cable (white) theres another cable (Grey) with one end open, and the other end connected to the clock's module (remarked second) on the board. Does anyone know what should be connected to the open end?

And lastly, here are some supplementary pictures inside the shell.

I would really appreciate if any of you would share the knowledge of these clocks!

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Be careful, this is a nuclear clock

 By: VinnieD : April 23rd, 2021-14:39
just kidding

I approve of the Beosound 2s 👍🏻

 By: Centurionone : April 23rd, 2021-14:41
Sorry can’t help with the electrics

The case appears to be fully enclosed so I suggest there should be an antenna, especially for its age. But I do not see an obvious place to connect one.

 By: chippyfly : April 23rd, 2021-16:03
That it reacts when you touch it seems to indicate this. My two cents! HAGWE! PS Have you selected the correct mains voltage? There looks to be a missing connection of something at the white block. Two terminals marked "X" and one of those marked red and ... 

I did a quick search and found this info:

 By: robmks1 : April 23rd, 2021-23:47 Just scanned through it, but hope you don't need the whole rack. But saw that the signal it synced to came out of Germany. Is it still on air and are you in it's range? Good luck, Bob

I don't know, but whatever you do...

 By: destrodan : April 24th, 2021-02:00
...don't cut the RED wire first!