[time-nuts] WTB: GPSDO

Chris Caudle chris at chriscaudle.org
Wed Mar 22 18:20:31 EDT 2017


On Wed, March 22, 2017 3:52 pm, Nick Sayer via time-nuts wrote:
> My thunderbolt *insists* on being on the DC Pass port. If you put it on a
> DC Block port (yes, something *else* is on the DC pass port and supplying
> DC for the antenna and splitter at the time - other connected devices work
> just fine) it's deaf.

You need a DC load so that the GPS receiver thinks there is an active
antenna attached. I think that is just a quirk of the Thunderbolts, that
rather than just flagging an alarm and continuing to run, it gives up and
won't even try to run.
-- 
Chris Caudle







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