[time-nuts] GPS Timing Antenna Failure - Long
k8yumdoober at gmail.com
Sun May 13 07:15:34 EDT 2018
Flux can provide just the right kind of ionic leakage path that leads to
and eventual sudden shorts.
On Sun, May 13, 2018 at 12:23 AM, Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net>
> lmcdavid at lmceng.com said:
> > To make this very long story into a short one, I learned that the HP/
> > Symmetricom 58532A GPS Reference (timing) antennas use a simple patch
> > antenna instead of a quadrafilar antenna and that old solder flux
> > will attenuate the even amplified GPS signal out of this antenna.
> Flux seems unlikely to produce a sudden failure.
> If flux was the problem, I'd expect it to work poorly when first
> or maybe decay slowly over time as something changed.
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