[time-nuts] HP 3586B for 60 KHz

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 10:58:33 EDT 2010


This was my concern how would it be remedied. Simply is the better ?
I would understand DDS as an example

On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 6:05 AM, <shalimr9 at gmail.com> wrote:

> The BFO is (are, one for USB and one for LSBY the only oscillator that is
> not phase locked to the HP10811 inside, and that can be remedied, so it is
> not hopeless.
>
> Didier
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>
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> From: "J. Forster" <jfor at quik.com>
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> Date: Sun, 3 Oct 2010 17:57:05
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> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] HP 3586B for 60 KHz
>
> It will receive the signal fine, but the internal frequency conversions
> are likely not phase stable, so it's probably useless for tracking the
> carrier phase which is needed to use WWVB as a frequency standard.
>
> -John
>
> ===========
>
>
> >
> > Gents,
> >
> > Wrote> Has anybody used a HP 3586B for a 60KHz receiver?  If so, how well
> > did it work?
> >
> > Replied >Seriously, a HP3586B would be a fine receiver for a WWVB timing
> > setup, but way, way, overkill.
> >
> > Thanks.  That’s great news.  I have three working and can probably fix
> > three of the other four I have.  Yes, I’m nuts about the suckers.
> >
> > FYI, There are articles on how to use this for numerous types frequency
> > measurements on the BAMA web site.
> >
> > Also it can be used as a SSB receiver up to 32 MHz is you can put up with
> > a lack of agc and a good speaker.
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Perrier
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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