[time-nuts] Best location for a GPS antenna...?

Bob Bownes bownes at gmail.com
Wed Apr 11 16:30:13 EDT 2012


I suspect that would make the multipath problem even worse.

On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 4:06 PM, Andrea Baldoni <erm1eaae7 at ermione.com>wrote:

> On Wed, Apr 11, 2012 at 10:19:40AM -0400, Bob Bownes wrote:
>
> > I do like the optical isolation suggestion. While less than optimal,
> > perhaps the easiest solution is not to put the isolation between the
> t'bolt
> > and the antenna, but to put the isolation between the t'bolt and the
> > distribution amplifier.
>
> By the way, would it be possible to retransmit the GPS signal to isolate
> it?
>
> I mean, rx external antenna -> preamp -> tx directional internal antenna
> -> big
> air gap -> rx directional internal antenna -> receiver.
> The preamp would not be so power hungry as the full thunderbolt and maybe
> it could be powered via a magnetic link (or a little solar panel with a
> lamp illuminating it).
>
> Best regards,
> Andrea Baldoni
>
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