[time-nuts] New timing receivers?

Bob Camp lists at rtty.us
Sat Apr 26 20:45:11 EDT 2014


Hi

The ratios are pretty staggering. The timing market is << 1% of the total chip market. Any mass market is *always* about price. If timing adds a few percent to the mass market parts, there’s no way anybody will do it.

Bob



On Apr 26, 2014, at 8:37 PM, Bob Stewart <bob at evoria.net> wrote:

> Given the state of the GPS chip, would it really take that big an investment to just add in the firmware to do timing?  Or have the manufacturers just made a marketing decision to keep that a high end market as long as they can?
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> Bob
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>> From: Bob Camp <lists at rtty.us>
>> To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement <time-nuts at febo.com> 
>> Sent: Saturday, April 26, 2014 7:27 PM
>> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] New timing receivers?
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>> Hi
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>> There are a number of timing receivers on the market. They still are a very small percentage of the total units sold. A lot of people play with the uBlox parts.
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>> Bob
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