[time-nuts] WWVB remod instant cheap clock receiver

Pete Lancashire pete at petelancashire.com
Fri Jul 11 12:41:05 EDT 2014

Do you have a model number or can you send me a picture ?

Have to do a Costco run this weekend


On Fri, Jul 11, 2014 at 9:16 AM, paul swed <paulswedb at gmail.com> wrote:
> OK its been a bit hard finding the little wwvb receiver kits the last few
> years.
> While in costco for sub $18 Lacrosse sells a multi color LCD clock.
> Welllll you just know what happened next.
> The clock as a wwvb receiver works great however if you read the reviews
> there is a issue with the battery backup.
> It doesn't work. Mine does so who knows and I don't really care.
> There is a clock module in the unit and it works nicely. See attached pix
> V = 3V in
> P2 = control ground=on
> T = data high=low carrier compatible with the remod as is no inverter
> needed.
> G = ground
> To get inside to recover the module.
> Remove the glass screen its stuck on. Gently pry off.
> There are 4 screws one in each corner.
> You could simply tap the module out and use it or feed the data back into
> the clock. Lots of options.
> But my only goal is a source of clock modules for time-nuts that does not
> require a microscope to solder.
> By keeping the loopstick you can wrap 10 turns of wire around the end and
> feed a larger active antenna to it as a tuned stage.
> Regards
> Paul
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