[time-nuts] xtal oscillator phase noise

Tom Van Baak tvb at LeapSecond.com
Tue Jan 1 14:21:45 EST 2008

> Tom -
> Nice data. It really confirms what I initially posted. Your measurements
> were at 5 MHz, so, the expected number at 10 MHz would be 6 dB worse. The
> -155 dBc/Hz number quoted by memory from me then was not that far of at all.
> - Mike

Hi Mike,

What's the math behind why an equivalently good 10 MHz
reference is always(?) 6 dB above a 5 MHz reference?


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