[time-nuts] Clean 10 MHz ref

Wes wes at triconet.org
Tue Sep 13 17:43:13 EDT 2016


On 9/13/2016 12:42 PM, Nick Wagner wrote:
> Hi to time nuts.. This source has been mentioned before. I purchased a unit
> several months after seeing it recommended. It is made by Leo Bodnar
> Electronics in England. It is
>
> The simplest way to get a very clean 10 MHz sq wave. I have only observed
> the 10 MHz on a scope .. have no other reference to check it. Either phase
> noise or adev, but data sheet
>
> Promised very good phase noise. Mine cost $224.98 USD. Including postage It
> comes with an ant you can just hang out the window and is powered by USB.
> You need to use a USB Charger, because the PC USB port may be too weak
>
> Other frequencies may also be produced(not a trivial task) .. It has two
> outputs which may have different frequencies.. It is not a GPSDO in the
> normal sense .. I think it is phase locked to the L1 carrier.
>
> Nick Wagner ..  KB6PL
It is non-trivial to set other than a few embedded frequencies with the existing 
software.  There has been a veiled promise of improved software that remains 
unfulfilled.  It is a GPSDO, although the internal oscillator is a TCXO, not an 
OCXO.  Mine runs on even a laptop USB port.

Wes
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