[time-nuts] Low-cost GPS distribution using DVB-T parts?

Brooke Clarke brooke at pacific.net
Mon Nov 7 13:29:03 EST 2011


Hi David:

Yes, see:
http://www.prc68.com/I/4GPS.shtml

Have Fun,

Brooke Clarke
http://www.PRC68.com
http://www.End2PartyGovernment.com/


David J Taylor wrote:
> Folks,
>
> I wonder whether anyone has tried GPS RF signal distribution using low-cost TV parts?  For example, this amplifier:
>
>  http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B001AI7OOQ
>
> is rated up to 2.3 GHz and could be driven from the +5 V available on the antenna socket of some units.  Used after a 
> puck antenna, its noise factor would not be critical, nor would the 50-ohm/75-ohm impedance mismatch. You could then 
> add a 2-way or 4-way "satellite TV splitter" to feed multiple GPS units (taking care of the DC paths and various 
> connector formats, of course).
>
> Just a thought....
>
> Cheers,
> David




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