[time-nuts] Oncore, Trimble Antennae

Chuck Harris cfharris at erols.com
Wed Oct 22 13:04:29 UTC 2008

Matthew Smith wrote:
> Quoth Chuck Harris at 2008-10-22 15:01...
>>> I'd be interested to know if any antennas are in fact the other
>>> way around. Never even considered that.
>> It would have been fairly trivial for them to put a bridge rectifier
>> before the amplifier's power stuff, allowing for either polarity.
>> I always try to do that kind of thing (when I can) in my designs...
>> I wonder if they did?
> What, and use an extra component?  The accountants would never allow it!

That's really kind of funny, in 29 years as an engineer, I have never
had an accountant talk to me about design decisions.  I tell them what
it will cost, and they say ok.

-Chuck Harris

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