[time-nuts] Any tutorial available for Lady Heather displays?

Neil Schroeder gigneil at gmail.com
Wed Dec 3 12:11:16 EST 2014

It does not. Trust me.

I learned what little I know about this time stuff on a res t then an SMTX
and a thunderbolt - and found myself having  to learn all the concepts
elsewhere and even having to piece together how Trimble implements certain
things by observation.

Had i chosen the HP and Moto route it would have been a lot less painful
thanks to their documentation habits.

On Tuesday, December 2, 2014, Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:

> mflawson2 at cox.net <javascript:;> said:
> > I want to learn more in general about timing, deviation, steering,
> GPSDO's,
> > etc.,
> Many years ago, I learned a lot by reading the manual for the Z3801A.  It's
> an owners/operators manual rather than a tutorial, but you can learn a lot
> by
> reading between the lines.  There is a ham radio web site with a lot of
> good
> info, including the manual and a good story that goes with a tour through
> the
> oscillator.
> There are also several HP app notes and articles in the HP Journal.  One
> covers the history: GPSDOs started as a way for power companies to figure
> out
> where lightning had hit their lines.  All you have to do is measure the
> time
> the breakers trip accurately enough and you can drive the repair truck to
> the
> correct tower.
> The TBolt documentation probably covers a lot of the same ground.  I think
> it's split over several documents.  The protocol documentation might be a
> bit
> thick, but again, you can learn a lot by reading between the lines.
> For general fun reading about timing, I recommend:
>   Time Too Good to Be True, Daniel Kleppner
>   Physics Today, March 2006, page 10
>   http://scitation.aip.org/journals/doc/PHTOAD-ft/vol_59/iss_3/10_1.shtml
> --
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