[time-nuts] Truetime Time server NTS-100 Downconverter infowanted
Don E. Wisdom
donw at engineeringinc.com
Sun Oct 5 04:43:49 UTC 2008
Its the GPS unit not the GOES
On 10/4/08 10:41 PM, "phil" <fortime at bellsouth.net> wrote:
Might it be possible a word of caution is in order?
Was not a "downconverter" used with the old GOES (L-band) Truetime satellite
equipment. That would not be the same as the down converters used on gps.
Just a thought.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Scott McGrath" <scmcgrath at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
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Sent: Saturday, October 04, 2008 9:25 PM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] Truetime Time server NTS-100 Downconverter
> We have the time vault units - soon to be replaced with 3500's with Rb
> The 'downconverter' is an amplifier used for long cable runs and the
> power injection is changed as well. I would measure what the
> NTS-100 is actually putting out without the downconverter our
> NTS-300/TimeVault unit puts +12 on the cable it may be much higher for
> the downconverter. There are some TrueTime upconverters on EBAY
> right now which should do the job
> - Scott
> On Sat, Oct 4, 2008 at 12:17 AM, Don E. Wisdom <donw at engineeringinc.com>
>> Hi All,
>> I have a NTS-100 GPS model. I am going to be putting it into use @ my
>> employers where I have a T1 & Rooftop access & backup power. It has the
>> lovely "downconverter required" sticker on the back of it. It does NOT
>> like my trimble bullet antenna. Can someone let me know how I can get
>> working with a Andrews GPS antenna?
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