[time-nuts] Sneaky Errors

David VanHorn D.VanHorn at elec-solutions.com
Wed Oct 19 22:57:39 UTC 2011

Steadily increasing phase error is to let there be a frequency error.
Frequency is the derivate of phase, so it comes with the territory.

So a 200 ns per second phase drift would provide a frequency error of 2
Hz on your 10 MHz. Can't have one without the other.

I understand, I'm just saying that if the absolute phase is wandering a bit over tens of seconds, it's NOT an issue.

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