[time-nuts] GPS for Nixie Clock

Bob Camp kb8tq at n1k.org
Fri Jul 15 21:55:39 EDT 2016


Hi

As this is going, it’s not a clock at all. It’s a GPSDO with a Nixie display on it
and now with IRIG timing output. 

Do we put an Rb in it or go straight to a Cesium?

Bob

> On Jul 15, 2016, at 9:38 PM, Clay Autery <cautery at montac.com> wrote:
> 
> I, for one, will be following your progress...
> 
> I think it would be cool as heck having an ultra-accurate clock with a
> Nixie display...  It'd be cool to make it flexible enough to output the
> time sync to other equipment...
> 
> ______________________
> Clay Autery, KY5G
> MONTAC Enterprises
> (318) 518-1389
> 
> On 7/15/2016 4:25 PM, John Swenson wrote:
>> As I mentioned in a previous post, this Nixie retrofit is not about
>> "good enough", it is a learning experience for me to understand the
>> ins and outs of GPS based time, so it is going to do all kinds of
>> things that are not NEEDED but that is the fun of the project.
>> 
>> I'm also looking into designing my own patch antennas to get the best
>> sensitivity in the restricted confines of the block of wood, yet
>> something else to learn about.
>> 
>> That's what this is all about.
>> 
>> I yes I probably will do an FPGA controlled PLL for the fun of it (I
>> have done that before).
>> 
>> John S.
>> 
> 
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