[time-nuts] Sneaky Errors
hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Thu Oct 20 17:27:58 UTC 2011
> Yup, I agree.. If I could count on the Tbolt output going dead if there's a
> problem, that would be wonderful, but my worst fear is that it would keep on
> going but be wrong enough to matter. We are calibrating other equipment
> against the TB output to 1ppm so the TB would have to be pretty far off
> before it would matter, but I could see it happening.
1 ppm is pretty easy to detect.
How about something like a counter and a PC. Use the crystal in the counter
as a 3rd opinion. You don't care if the crystal is off a bit. You are just
assuming it is reasonably stable.
Of course, now you have added a PC to the system.
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