[time-nuts] 5V antenna on 3V receiver via dist. amp?

Azelio Boriani azelio.boriani at screen.it
Thu May 2 17:45:35 EDT 2013

The HP58516A has no external DC power connector (unless it has the option
05Q). The receiver feeds the HP58516A and then the antenna. Maybe your
antenna works downto 3V. The bias tee needs also a DC-block, otherwise you
will put the 5V to the receiver's input too.

On Thu, May 2, 2013 at 9:26 PM, Paul <tic-toc at bodosom.net> wrote:

> Is it reasonable to to use a GPS distribution amplifier (viz. HP
> 58516A) to power a five volt antenna feeding three volt receivers or
> should I get a "bias tee"?  The internal operation of my electronics
> is largely a mystery to me.
> Thanks.
> --
> Paul
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