[time-nuts] More Galileo satellites available.

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Sun Aug 5 13:40:48 EDT 2018


Bob you sure about that?
I could have sworn a multi-band receiver was on ebay for $32.
Made special in N Korea.
That said I guess I will stick with the always working simple GPS for now.

On Sun, Aug 5, 2018 at 12:43 PM, Bob kb8tq <kb8tq at n1k.org> wrote:

> Hi
>
>
> > On Aug 5, 2018, at 11:04 AM, paul swed <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Mark
> > I have several questions.
> > Would we observe and be able to take advantage of the better clock.
>
> Right now … now so much
>
> > Or is
> > that lost in the various other transmission effects?
>
> Modeling matters a lot, they are still working the kinks out of that part
> of it.
>
> > If better what would it take to have a reference built up leveraging
> that?
>
> A multi-band receiver that picks up all three bands ( and is licensed to
> do so …
> a whole other issue) probably is the first link in the chain.
>
> > Perhaps a precision timing receiver.
>
> Right now, a “typical” multi band receiver is in the > $10K range. Some
> are
> two to three times that.
>
> Bob
>
> > I stop there because that opens up
> > several ways to leverage the 1PPS or perhaps the code clock.
> > Regards
> > Paul
> > WB8TSL
> >
> > On Sat, Aug 4, 2018 at 11:41 PM, Mark Sims <holrum at hotmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Three of the four Galileo satellites launched last December have been
> >> activated (passive hydrpren maser clocks) bringing the total number of
> >> usable sats to 17.  The fourth one is still "under comiisioning" .
> Four
> >> more sats were launched last month... hopefully it won't take them 8
> months
> >> to commission...
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