[time-nuts] Time/freq from digital TV
djl at montana.com
Sun Jun 14 02:03:36 EDT 2009
Glenn: Please forgive a slight deviation from the time, but do you know
what's happening to transmitters in the industry?
Thanks very much
----- Original Message -----
From: "Glenn Little WB4UIV" <glennmaillist at bellsouth.net>
To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
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Sent: Saturday, June 13, 2009 7:59 PM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Time/freq from digital TV
> The digital transmitter could have a GPS based frequency reference.
> I am the CE for a local station (WCIV).
> We do not use any standard other than what is installed in the
> I have not verified it, but, I think that the UHF transmitter frequency is
> controlled by an OCXO.
> I will try and remember to check on this Monday.
> I do know that our Analog transmitter used an ovenized crystal for
> frequency control. We were on channel 4.
> We definitely are not slaved to the network for frequency control.
> At 06:18 PM 6/13/2009, you wrote:
>>My radio has many news stories about the end of analog TV.
>>What sort of time or frequency can I get from a digital TV signal?
>>Now that frame buffers are common, does each station use its own master
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