[time-nuts] B-1B bomber time reference

Bob Camp lists at rtty.us
Fri Dec 14 12:30:42 UTC 2012


Ummm…… errrr….. wasn't the ARC-164 the original HAVE QUICK radio? They certainly came out in both HAVE QUICK I and HAVE QUICK II versions.  

Yes, that was 30 years ago….


On Dec 14, 2012, at 1:24 AM, Peter Bell <bell.peter at gmail.com> wrote:

> One of the very first time related projects I was involved in was for
> synchronizing radios - this was when they were retrofitting HAVE QUICK to
> the AN/ARC-164 and wanted a cheap, portable source of TOD data - the GPS
> was a 2-Channel Magnavox unit (C/A code only) and they also did the
> firmware modifications to generate the right data format (STANAG 4246?) -
> so basically all that was left was putting them into a box with battery
> backup.
> Wow, that was more than 20 years ago - I guess I'm getting old...
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