[time-nuts] GPS antenna splitters
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Fri Mar 26 20:36:06 UTC 2010
Cable is free.
Connectors cost a fortune.
Get the connectors *on* the cable when you visit the scrap yard if at all
possible. Playing with improvised connectors can be tough on aluminum out in
From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
Behalf Of paul swed
Sent: Friday, March 26, 2010 4:18 PM
To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] GPS antenna splitters
Well just to get the conversation really going. In the US we have a store
called home depot and they and others carry TV antenna splitters with DC
pass through on one leg good to 2.5 Ghz for about $10. Been using one for at
least 2-3 years works just fine.
Certainly this is evil and suspect I will here about it. But it sure works.
Additionally I use 75 ohm TV coax cable from the tower to my systems some 50
odd feet. This is 1/2" hardline very low loss. Available from cable tv
companies for $0.
So my hole feed system is 75 ohm with a swr of about 1.4-1 due to the
Pretty darn good.
On Fri, Mar 26, 2010 at 4:09 PM, Ruifeng Xi <ruifeng at sgl.com> wrote:
> Hi, Ashley
> Only used ones? Otherwise, check
> You can find two way, four way splitter with/without External Power
> On 3/26/2010 3:47 PM, ashley40 at aol.com wrote:
>> Hi Everyone........
>> After a lot of learning, sweating (yes, girls do sweat), hand
>> wringing, and a LOT of emails and great help , we have two of Mr Miller
>> (G3RUH) GPSDO units up and working fine. Disciplined 10mhz all over the
>> Now what we need is a GPS antenna splitter..... Soooooooooooo,
>> looking for links, do-it-yourself articles, hints from you guys who have
>> built them...... Ebay is really barren for these things, only one or two
>> listed, but I thought we would try Time Nuts first and see ...........
>> Thank you everyone for all of your help with this GPSDO project
>> Thank You
>> Ms Ashley Hall
>> 183 N 5th Avenue
>> Cornelius, Oregon
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