[time-nuts] Oscillator frequency?
paulswedb at gmail.com
Wed Oct 3 09:12:16 EDT 2012
Boy have to say no clue and not a very useful frequency. Would it make a
Paper weight. Glue a watch to it and you have at least time. ;-)
On Wed, Oct 3, 2012 at 9:07 AM, ken johnson <bats059 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi, I have a tcxo that I recovered from a very old, suitcase-sized gps
> receiver some years ago. The oscillator is marked "ERC
> Eros-750-MA110", with an output frequency of 5.119155MHz. I have tried
> to think of a use for for it but failed. I played with the numbers but
> could not find anything useful, so I thought I would try the
> collective wisdom of the list to see if anyone could come up with a
> use for such an oddball frequency.
> As an aside, it was fascinating to see a gps in discrete components,
> lots of mixers (I recovered no less than 10, MCL ASK1 mixers and there
> are still several left on the boards) on something like 7 or 8 , 200mm
> square, gold-plated plug-in boards on a very nice card frame with
> many, many interconnecting small-diameter coaxes with gold-plated
> Pity I wasn't interested in time-nuttery at the time, it probably
> worked before I reduced it to component parts!
> Thanks, Ken
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