[time-nuts] Lucent RFG-M-RG and XO
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Thu Dec 28 08:11:50 EST 2006
In message <00bc01c72a73$2877bd50$0158a8c0 at GMPC>, "Gerald Molenkamp" writes:
>After some reverse engineering of the BSC, I never understood the
>reason for the REG-M-XO in the BSC as it required a 10 MHz input
>from the RG for it to operate properly, e.g. the fault LED off. [...]
The XO may simply be there to be able to detect faults in the Rb,
and possibly to implement a "if it works, it works" hold-over capability.
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