[time-nuts] new longwave time service planned in India
paulswedb at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 18:56:38 EDT 2018
That is quite a surprise that a country is setting up a long wave system
these days. They still have to raise the money but it seems like a
semi-private arrangement. Even more interesting is they suggest 3
locations. Something to try to find in the VLF bands some day in the future.
On Tue, Apr 3, 2018 at 5:16 PM, Pieter-Tjerk de Boer <p.t.deboer at utwente.nl>
> Apparently India plans to build two longwave transmitters for a national
> time signal service:
> No technical details such as frequency and modulation are given, nor
> the carrier will also serve as a reference frequency.
> They do mention involvement of the German EFR company, who operate three
> transmitters between 129 and 139 kHz for remotely controlling equipment
> and broadcasting time, using 200 baud FSK. One might speculate similar
> signals will be used for the new India service.
> Pieter-Tjerk (PA3FWM)
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