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