[time-nuts] WWVB NIST Radio Time Receiver
heathkid at heathkid.com
Thu Oct 21 03:39:17 UTC 2010
That wasn't the point. I have several "ATOMIC" clock's from the 'mart,
r-shack, you name it... and they don't keep any more accurate time than most
of my wind up mechanical watches (sorry, I don't like quartz) unless I pull
the batteries and have them at a decent receiving location!
More have suggested what it could be used for (with a much improved antenna
of course). Lots of great info from Brooke Clarke but wouldn't a PTO (or a
combination) be easier than trying to fine tune a ferrite rod? If the
receiver works and the antenna is the only problem... I think that would be
the challenge (and a fun one too... I enjoy building antennas and even
Here is the US version at DigiKey:
Too bad they have a minimum order... anyone want to buy three and sell me
one and split shipping? :)
73 Brice KA8MAV
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To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
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Subject: Re: [time-nuts] WWVB NIST Radio Time Receiver
> As only one of the listed frequencies are usable in the US, you would do
> buying an "ATOMIC" clock at your local Walmart for around $20. That way
> you also
> get a nice display and it includes the same basic receiver inside.
> Heathkid wrote:
>> Has anyone here bought one of these and given it a try?
>> Looks like it might be fun to play with...
>> 73 Brice KA8MAV
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