[time-nuts] Lucent RFTG-m-XO GPSDO

Orin Eman orin.eman at gmail.com
Sun Oct 9 15:39:48 UTC 2011

On Sun, Oct 9, 2011 at 6:55 AM, EB4APL <eb4apl at cembreros.jazztel.es> wrote:

> Peter,
> My UT+ works ok with common antennas, I tested it with a Trimble 28367-00
> and with a  INPAQ AAF-03B 5V.  Both are quite old garden variety GPS
> antennas intended for car navigators so your problem can be in the receiver.
> I bought mine from fluke.l and he still have some available on his other
> shop:
> http://www.ebay.com/itm/**130303889204?ssPageName=STRK:**
> MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.**l2649<http://www.ebay.com/itm/130303889204?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649><
> http://www.ebay.com/itm/**130303889204?ssPageName=STRK:**
> MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.**l2649<http://www.ebay.com/itm/130303889204?ssPageName=STRK:MEWAX:IT&_trksid=p3984.m1438.l2649>
> >
> They are cheap enough to buy one as a spare just in case.  Also you can try
> with another antenna anyway, because the receiver checks only that an
> antenna is connected (that is, the current range is right) but your antenna
> could became defective.

I found one of these:


to be more sensitive than the egg shaped antenna from fluke.l (fluke.l is a
good seller and I've bought a couple of things from him).  Whether the
GILSSON draws enough current is another matter - Frys claim 12 +/-1 mA.


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