[time-nuts] Meaning of "SS" on status screen from 58503A

Dr. David Kirkby (Kirkby Microwave Ltd) drkirkby at kirkbymicrowave.co.uk
Sun Dec 14 15:45:42 EST 2014


On 14 December 2014 at 20:25, Bob Camp <kb8tq at n1k.org> wrote:
> Hi
>
> http://www.cnssys.com/files/M12+UsersGuide.pdf

Thank you.

> On page 46 there is a pretty good chart for signal strength to c/n. The chart for the Motoroal GPS module in yours should be quite similar.
>
> If there is no SCPI then it’s a “feature enhancement” in a later version of the firmware.

OK

> Are you looking at the data with a terminal program or via Z38xx? If it’s through Z38xx the program is probably converting things for you. From the screen shot it looks like your are running a terminal.

A terminal program on my unix box (Sun Blade 2000 running Solaris 10).

I have also just started to open the port using the "open" command and
send it data via the "write" command. Next step is to read it of
course. Then I can collect data over time, and log it.

Dave



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