[time-nuts] WWVB antennas

Alexander Pummer alexpcs at ieee.org
Fri Feb 21 19:40:18 EST 2014


here are the other 60kHz transmitters:
http://www.ka7oei.com/wwvb_antenna.html

U.S. based WWVB transmitter.  As described, it
           could also be used for theUK-based 60 kHz MSF  <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Time_from_NPL>    MSF signal  formerly the Rugby clock*    *and the
	Japanese 60 kHz JJY  <http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/JJY>_
_our fiend in Australia most likely*_  _*receive the "JapaneseWWVB"
73
KJ6HUN
Alex
_*//*_






On 2/21/2014 12:21 PM, Robert Roehrig wrote:
> John Forster said:
>
> "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 of the
> time it was undetectable. Paul S uses a loop that is much larger."
>
> I am near Chicago and I have 2 60 kHz antennas. One is a ferrite
> rod type and the other a 5  foot diameter loop. Both are tuned
> and feed identical 2 transistor preamp. The loop does work better.
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