[time-nuts] Effect of medium term loss of GPS or power

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Jun 5 05:14:51 EDT 2005

In message <42A2904E.4070800 at onetel.net>, David Kirkby writes:
>What is the effect of a medium term loss of
>a) GPS signal on a GPS locked source?

The it should continue to coast on the last frequency it was steered
to.  If you do a 3rd order PLL it would continue to correct for drift.

>b) Power loss to a GPS locked source?

You will loose anything of interest because of the "power-cycle retrace"
being anything but perfect.

Find two small 12V lead acid battries and use that to keep the PRS10

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