[time-nuts] HP 5061Cs reference question
paulswedb at gmail.com
Sat Dec 6 10:15:38 EST 2014
Thanks but can you actually see that on the frequency out at 5 Mhz.
If on the wrong transition or peak shouldn't that translate into an offset
On Sat, Dec 6, 2014 at 10:04 AM, Bob Camp <kb8tq at n1k.org> wrote:
> Sure you can set them on the wrong peak. If you really get confused, you
> can also set them on the wrong transition … (gulp).
> Peak wise, the one you want is the highest Q / best SNR. Set it to one of
> the others and your ADEV degrades.
> Transition wise … not a good idea at all.
> > On Dec 6, 2014, at 9:11 AM, paul swed <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I have a curious question that really applies to all Cs references.
> > Its possible to set them on to the wrong peak.
> > Typically in the literature it will speak to at least 3 peaks and you
> > to select the highest central peak.
> > However if you select the wrong peak, how much would the output frequency
> > be off?
> > I had read a tech note for the airforce that seems to indicate its pretty
> > easy to get on to the wrong peak.
> > Regards
> > Paul
> > WB8TSL
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