[time-nuts] 10MHz to 32MHz?
didier at cox.net
Sat Apr 21 18:00:30 EDT 2007
Buy an HP 3586 on eBay (I paid $90 for my HP 3586A with OCXO), lock its
reference to the GPSDO, set it to 32 MHz and use the LO output. All you
need is a sturdy shelf (!!!) and a couple of cables. No soldering iron
required, no PIC programming or anything else :-)
Maybe not the most elegant, but you could find all sorts of things to do
with an HP 3586...
That will work with all sorts of non-standard Xtal oscillators in the
400 Hz to 32 MHz range, with 0.1 Hz resolution and pretty darn good
PS: I have a number of synthesized ham transceivers here, and they all
have funky reference oscillators...
Bruce Lane wrote:
> Fellow time-clockers,
> I have an interesting (if a bit annoying) situation. I would like to use one of my existing GPS standards to improve stability on one of my HF transceivers. The problem is that said transceiver, for reasons unknown to me, uses a 32MHz reference oscillator.
> The highest GPS-lock frequency I have available is 10MHz. Suggestions for using this to produce a 32MHz reference would be welcome, as my skills for this kind of design are a bit rusty.
> Thanks much.
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