[time-nuts] Choosing a GPS IC for carrier phase measurements

Dana Whitlow k8yumdoober at gmail.com
Tue Aug 21 18:01:21 EDT 2018

I have Wolaver's book, and it mostly seems pretty readable.   Wolaver also
a technique for extending the linear phase range of the classic "digital
phase/freq" detector
to several cycles, not just the usual one-cycle range.


On Tue, Aug 21, 2018 at 4:39 PM Attila Kinali <attila at kinali.ch> wrote:

> On Tue, 21 Aug 2018 02:29:57 +0200
> Attila Kinali <attila at kinali.ch> wrote:
> > For control loops, I usually recommend Franklin's book[6], which
> > gives a good introduction, but does not cover any of the advanced
> > topics which you will need for a GPSDO. But even just the basics
> > will get you to a working system. It might not perform optimally
> > under all conditions, but it should do quite well.
> I just realized I should have referenced Best[7] and Gardner[8]
> instead a generic control theory book here. Makes more sense in
> this setting.
> There is also Wolaver[9], which Magnus recommended to me a while
> ago. But I have not been able to read enough to know whether
> it is a good book to recommend for a beginner, so take this
> with a grain of salt.
>                         Attila Kinali
> [7] "Phase-locked loops: design, simulation, and applications",
> 6th edition, by Roland Best, 2007
> [8] "Phaselock techniques", 3rd edition, by Floyd Gardner, 2005
> [9] "Phase-locked loop circuit design", by Wolaver, 1991
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