[time-nuts] What was 50.791095 MHz used for?

Herbert Poetzl herbert at 13thfloor.at
Thu May 30 01:21:20 EDT 2013

On Tue, May 28, 2013 at 08:58:19PM -0700, ed breya wrote:
> Does anyone know what 50.791095 MHz was used for? 

No idea, but playing around with the number resulted in:

	50.791095 * 200000 / 9 = 1128691

which is a prime :)


> I assume it was some sort of telecom clocking rate - 
> perhaps obsolete. 

> I serendipitously discovered that I have some VCXO modules 
> of this frequency, that will likely solve a problem on one 
> of my projects. I'm now curious about what they may have 
> been used for, and if that is a "standard" frequency that 
> will be available for future use.                                      

> Online searching seems to indicate it is very common, but 
> doesn't say what for.

> Ed

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