[time-nuts] C-Max Receiver Experiment
David J Taylor
david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon Oct 31 01:54:17 EDT 2011
> I recently picked up a C-Max evaluation kit from SparkFun to see if this
> $10 board could be used as a precision timing source. The short answer
> no. The long answer is available at:
> http://www.fuzzythinking.com/?page_id=29 .
> It was a fun experiment and a great excuse to play with test equipment
Thanks for posting that, Justin, it was most interesting, and the
reference to Brooke Clarke's page, which I did not know.
It would be interesting to know what the analogue signal looks like, as
many pieces of electrical and electronic equipment can radiate
significantly on those frequencies. I expect you optimised the signal,
though, as you've mentioned it.
Are you sure the images are all correct? To me, your Fig 2 and Fig 3
images look identical, as do Fig 6 and Fig 7.
"Precision" - well, that depends, doesn't it? Perhaps more precise than a
very poor Internet connection? Better than no Internet connection at all!
Certainly not GPS level.
SatSignal software - quality software written to your requirements
Email: david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
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