[time-nuts] Dual GPSDO - any advantage?

Bob kb8tq kb8tq at n1k.org
Tue Apr 10 14:14:04 EDT 2018


Hi

Looks like 100 is all he had (or all he put up on this auction). It will be interesting to see what
(if anything) we all get …..

Bob

> On Apr 10, 2018, at 12:44 PM, W7SLS - Scott Scheirman <w7sls.scott at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I ordered 2.  We shall see
> Scott
> No connection with seller(s)
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>> On Apr 10, 2018, at 7:13 AM, gandalfg8--- via time-nuts <time-nuts at febo.com> wrote:
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>> Is this auction # 273145006434, actually showing at $9.77 here in the UK, and from a recently registered zero rated seller?
>> 
>> If so, and given that the auction text, and perhaps the photos too, seem to be taken from one or more of Bob Mokia's
>> auctions dating back a couple of years or so, and that this price is approximately $100 below the norm, perhaps
>> a degree of caution might be worthwhile.
>> 
>> It's either a very sad mistake, from the seller's point of view anyway, or perhaps something a little more devious!
>> 
>> Nigel, GM8PZR
>> 
>> 
>> I`ve just bought two GPSDO`s from China @ US$9-50 each [This is not an
>> error!] They are stated as being new, and use a Trimball dual oven OCXO. I
>> plan to run these in parallel [2 antennas, 2 feedlines, and 2 GPSDO`s] It`s
>> been said that a man with two watches is never happy - unless, of course,
>> they agree with each other ;-). Being identical the outputs should be
>> coherent, unless one becomes faulty [one advantage of having two - any
>> discrepancy and you know something must be wrong]], but is there some
>> crafty way I can squeeze a little more "accuracy" out of two than if I only
>> used one?
>> TIA for your comments............................................Donald
>> Brett Collie ZL4GX
>> 
>> PS : I have no connection to the eBay seller. The US$9-50 seems to include
>> a basic puck antenna, long downlead, and 4 interseries adaptors
>> 
>> 
>> 
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