[time-nuts] Introduction and info about a Lucent RFTG

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Fri Jul 4 17:26:22 EDT 2014

Denver yes indeed they do a funny dance to take the 10 Mhz and get to 15.
So you are rught unless you need 15 tapping the 10 and simply filtering and
buffering is a very fine way to go. There is a power amp on the output of
the 15 Mhz as I recall that will work fine at 10. That can then drive a
passive 6 or more way splitter.
There isn't much more you can really do with it.
Oh you could get crazy and lock it to GPS. But then it just depends on what
do you want to accomplish.
Nothing wrong with a good reference.

On Fri, Jul 4, 2014 at 4:47 PM, Denver <dencohe at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> My name is Denver I am currently a freshman in college and the time bug has
> struck me. I recently acquired a Lucent RFTG on ebay to have a time
> standard for my lab(and yes already realize its 15MHz output but may be
> able to change that and or just use the 10MHz test point from the rubidium
> source). I made a power connector for it. Now that I have power applied and
> sort of verified its operation I am looking for more info about the
> connectors on the front panel. I have the KO4BB user documentation on it
> but it doesn't mention much about connectors and pinouts. I also have
> already searched the group for other mentions of the RFTG but all I am able
> to come up with is some of the newer models the -m and such. Maybe one of
> you could help point me in the right direction or give me some other ideas
> on how to get more use out of this unit.
> Thanks in advance
> -Denver
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