[time-nuts] Disciplining Rubidium

David I. Emery die at dieconsulting.com
Wed Apr 23 18:54:07 EDT 2008


On Thu, Apr 24, 2008 at 12:11:16AM +0200, iovane at inwind.it wrote:
> Does it make any sense "GPS disciplining" a rubidium oscillator?
> In such a case we have a chain made of
> GPS - Rubidium - XTAL
> as opposed to the simpler case of 
> GPS - XTAL
> (assume that XTALs are of the same quality, and so the control loops).
> Does the addition of Rb in the middle of the chain add 
> any real advantages?

	Holdover...


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