[time-nuts] GPS Antenna Install
djl at montana.com
Sat Mar 16 13:42:38 EDT 2013
ground rods usually thin copper clad over steel. Better to use proper
copper clad clamps with anticorrosion paste than to try to weld.
Martin A Flynn
> On 3/10/2013 11:18 AM, Martin A Flynn wrote:
>> Sorry about the blank messages - not sure why I could not reply to my
>> own message...
>> In any case, thanks to the help from kind folks on the list, the
>> TS-2100L in in the rack at the N2MO amateur radio station at InfoAge.
>> The N2MO team spent yesterday doing the prep work to mount a 27dB
>> antenna on the gable end of the building, using 1/2 heliax for feed
>> line, with a Polyphaser DGXZ + 06NFNF installed in the line before it
>> enters the building.
>> The antenna mount pipe and the Polyphaser are grounded via #2 copper
>> cable that will be exothermic welded to the ground rod.
>> Thanks again!
>> Martin Flynn
>> PS - Now that the precision time bug has bitten, the team, is
>> considering a Rubidium standard!
> Precision time novice needing help ! We have chance to upgrade
> (replace) our existing TS-2100-L with a TS2100-GPS system with the
> rubidium option.
> What questions should we be asking the seller?
> * Is there a method to determine the lamp hours from the console?
> * Software vintage that corrects the 1PPS issue (or is it relevant)?
> While InfoAge is a huge site, it is not a huge budget!
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