[time-nuts] Hand Held GPS

bg at lysator.liu.se bg at lysator.liu.se
Sat Mar 28 16:19:38 EDT 2009


Hi,

> The Polaris Guide may be what you're looking for.  At first I thought that
> because it only puts out a little over 3 Volts it would not work with my
> existing collection of 5 Volt antennas, but so far it works with all of
> them as well as passive antennas.

I would prefer the Polaris Guide, for systems/customers where DAGR
compatibility is important, but where its not practical/possible to source
the DAGR. I am sure the Guide is way overpriced for "normal" use.

I would check the antenna types to be tested at home with a new Garmin to
see if the antennas work with below spec DC voltage.

Perhaps a bias-T and a small chargeable batterypack can give the right
antenna voltage?

--

    Björn





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