[time-nuts] New WWVB modulation format receivers (NOT)

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Fri Feb 21 10:17:57 EST 2014


John
Nantucket's been destroyed a sad day last May. But suppose the property
value has gone up now.
Regards
Paul.


On Fri, Feb 21, 2014 at 10:13 AM, J. Forster <jfor at quikus.com> wrote:

> Well, I used to be able to see LORAN pulses w/ a 3-inch diameter loop and
> a Tek 7000-series 'scope.
>
> WWVB is hard to detect w/ a 3-foot diameter HP shielded loop w/ integral
> preamp & 2 stages of mechanical filters. (HP 117A). The other half ogf the
> time it was undetectable.
>
> Paul S uses a loop that is much larger.
>
> -John
>
> ===================
>
>
>
> > I have an OpenHPSDR Hermes and it has no problem receiving WWVB;
> > however, since I live in Fort Collins - Colorado, part of the success
> > might just be the strong signal. I wonder if I could just stick a piece
> > of wire into one of the channel inputs of a 192Khz sample rate audio
> > interface (especially if it had a good low noise mic preamp) and decode
> > WWVB from baseband audio!
> >
> > John
> > AC0ZG
> >
> >
> > On 2/20/2014 9:55 PM, wb6bnq wrote:
> >> Hi Zim,
> >>
> >> With but a very few exceptions most broadband Amateur radfio
> >> trancievers do not do well below 500 KHz even though many allow for
> >> tuning below 500 KHz.
> >>
> >> Bill....WB6BNQ
> >>
> >>
> >
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