[time-nuts] Rapco 1804M - serial problems?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Tue Oct 18 02:30:12 EDT 2011

>> The box was supplied with a generic GPS puck antenna by the eBay 
>> seller, and it's not that sensitive so I've ordered a better puck 
>> antenna (for the moment, I don't want the complexity of an outdoor 
>> antenna) and when that arrives and I have a better GPS signal I'll 
>> visit the box again................

> David,
> I'm in a similar position to you regarding GPS aerials, may I ask where 
> you obtained your 'better puck'?
> John H.


It's ordered, but not yet received (and it has to come from the USA - no 
UK supplier?).  See the comparison between the supplied GA 27C and their 


I'll report back when it arrives.  At the moment, I'm getting lock about 
half the time, but at least with the unit permanently on I trust the 
frequency in holdover mode (constant control voltage) to be far better 
than anything else I have.

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