[time-nuts] strange carrier
jimlux at earthlink.net
Fri Nov 14 08:52:35 EST 2014
On 11/14/14, 4:28 AM, Bob Camp wrote:
The question kind of is: Is it really supposed to be 60kHz and slightly
off frequency? Or is it deliberately at that frequency because it's a
multiple/submultimple of something useful?
> It could easily be a switcher in somebody’s video gear. Keeping the power supply in sync with the video may / may not be a good idea. Some people do it that way.
59.94 * 1000.87... is it a horizontal line/clock frequency in a display
of some sort?
It's also 3.579545MHz/59.66664 (i.e. pretty close to color burst divided
Here on Time-Nuts, though, we know that it is ancient aliens who have
landed on top of a tall tepui in Venezuela near Angel Falls to help
Nikola Tesla in his secret lair. Or maybe it's the Sedona hum?
The real question is what is this strange signal's ADEV? Is it "really,
>> On Nov 13, 2014, at 6:23 PM, Doug Ronald <doug at dougronald.com> wrote:
>> I'm working on my WWVB BPSK receiver and am receiving a carrier, 10 dB
>> stronger than WWVB in Sunnyvale, California, quite stable, on the air 24/7
>> at a frequency of 59.99240 kHz. I have researched on Internet what it might
>> be, with no results. I have turned off all switch mode power supplies at my
>> location with no effect. The carrier is so stable that it seems like it must
>> be something intentionally generated. I have not tried nulling it out with
>> my directional antenna yet.
>> Anyone have a clue as to what I might be receiving?
>> -Doug Ronald
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