[time-nuts] SSR-6t Connector
paulswedb at gmail.com
Fri Dec 21 16:17:51 UTC 2012
On Fri, Dec 21, 2012 at 11:15 AM, Tom Van Baak <tvb at leapsecond.com> wrote:
> Hi Paul,
> I'm pretty sure the hp Z3801A and 58503A/B (and perhaps other 1990's era)
> GPSDO use the Motorola Oncore VP receiver. It was, and still is, a famous
> GPS timing receiver. Later, many GPSDO evolved to use the Motorola/iLotus
> M12 receiver.
> The new Synergy SST-6T is a clever combination h/w and s/w that turns a
> uBlox 6T & PIC into a PCB that is both h/w and s/w compatible with an M12.
> It's a drop-in replacement. But as such, it won't work in a device that is
> uses an old Motorola UT/GT/VP receiver.
> I suggested that they also come up with a board that is VP compatible, but
> you realize the number of 15-year-old Oncore VP's in the field is probably
> not that high. It would make an excellent labor-of-love project to create a
> VP-compatible uBlox 6T board, but it's probably not something you can make
> a business case for.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "paul swed" <paulswedb at gmail.com>
> To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement" <
> time-nuts at febo.com>
> Sent: Thursday, December 20, 2012 7:41 AM
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] SSR-6t Connector
> > Not to hijack the thread. I purchased a ssr and have not rcvd it yet. But
> > my simple interest is to if needed replace the rcvr in my z3801. There
> > been threads on time-nuts that these rcvrs do fail with age.
> > My belief is that though the connector on the 3801 may be different and
> > is 5V, essentially connecting the 1 pps TX RX data and power should allow
> > this to replace the older rcvr.
> > Am I on the right track?
> > As a longer term goal and question does this new rcvr actually improve a
> > 3801s stability?
> > Thanks
> > Paul
> > WB8TSL
> > On Thu, Dec 20, 2012 at 10:16 AM, David Martin <
> > drmartin at ivietechnologies.com> wrote:
> >> I had a Motorola M12+ all hooked up with a RF pigtail and data header
> so I
> >> just unplugged the Motorola and plugged in the SSR-6t.
> >> The data connector was purchased from digikey several years ago and the
> >> details have been lost in the dust.
> >> However it looks like
> >> I'm unhappy with the one I'm using as the contacts spring pressure is
> >> against the connector pin -- I will have to consider looking for a more
> >> "firm" fitting data connector.
> >> The RF pigtail was also obtained years ago from data-alliance.net -
> >> P3B adapter cable.
> >> See
> >> - Sent from my iPhone -
> >> Please Reply To
> >> David Martin
> >> drmartin at ivietechnologies.com
> >> 801-372-0978
> >> Just curious,
> >> what connector/pigtail/adapter board did you use to access the 2x5
> >> pitch connector on your SSR-6T.
> >> Thanks,
> >> Dale NV8U
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