[time-nuts] Frequency generator and counter on same external reference

Chris Wilson chris at chriswilson.tv
Sat Dec 8 11:30:58 UTC 2012

> Two rules to follow.  1 - use well shielded cables for the 10 MHz 
> distribution
> if you wish to receive WWV 10 off the air.  The skinny cables used for
> Ethernet
> generally don't cut it.

> 2.  Most instruments have a high impedance 10 MHz input.  Put them in 
> the middle
> with T connectors left over from your 10 base T days.  If you have an 
> instrument
> that terminates the 10 MHz input, it goes last.  Otherwise use a 
> terminator at the
> end.

> I have an Advantest spectrum analyzer,  HP selective level meter, 
> Racal-Dana counter,
> Flexradio 1500, and Gigatronics generator daisy chained from a 
> Thunderbolt.  Plenty
> of signal, and the fat (well shielded) cables let me listen to WWV.

08/12/2012 11:30

Thanks for that Chuck, appreciated.

       Best Regards,
                   Chris Wilson.

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