[time-nuts] Using Thunderbolt to Discipline FE 5680A?

EWKehren at aol.com EWKehren at aol.com
Thu Dec 22 14:57:21 EST 2011


Using the digital input will only give you 7 E-13 steps. I will use it for  
preset.
Bert Kehren
 
 
In a message dated 12/22/2011 2:50:23 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,  
albertson.chris at gmail.com writes:

On Thu,  Dec 22, 2011 at 9:52 AM, Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R
<caf at omen.com>  wrote:
> You could disable the Tbolt's oscillator and put the Rb output  in its 
place.
> Then write a program that reads the PPS and/or OSC  offset and issue
> appropriate commands to the Rb to bring it in  line.

I don't think it is possible to do that.  The RS232 commands  don't
allow the level of control that is required.  All you can do is  step
the frequency, no way to adjust the phase of the Rb 10MHz  output.


Chris Albertson
Redondo Beach,  California

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