[time-nuts] Z3805A cooling requirements?
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Mon Dec 17 01:33:35 UTC 2012
On 12/17/2012 02:16 AM, Said Jackson wrote:
> One item I forgot to mention:
> One of the most airflow sensitive parts inside a GPSDO is the tcxo used on the GPS receiver. Some GPS don't even use a tcxo, just an XO. They shall remain unnamed.
> Just lightly blowing on an M12+ GPS will make it lose lock immediatly.
> This is easy to try for time nuts, and to verify the sensitivity to airflow.
This comes as no surprise. I'm happy to learn about the details of your
findings on the off-list form.
It does bring up the point that the GPS receivers clock should either be
locked up or replaced with a stabler clock, preferably OCXO or derivate
Maybe time to do a small hack for illustratory purposes?
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