[time-nuts] Does TB keep almanac data ?
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Mon Jun 13 18:43:29 UTC 2011
On 06/13/2011 06:02 PM, Christian Vogel wrote:
> Hi Alberto,
>> Why almanac data are not kept ? Not enough space in that non volatile
>> memory ?
> the thunderbolt is meant for permanent installation in mobile base
> stations where power outages are pretty rare, so I guess the designers
> didn't see it worthwhile.
Takes a SRAM chip and a battery to hold power. Not big magic, but if the
application is very unlikely to need it, it will just be a waste.
Almanac, position, fairly recent parameters from the oscillator and
configuration would all be suitable to go in there.
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