[time-nuts] strange carrier
paulswedb at gmail.com
Fri Nov 14 09:10:21 EST 2014
OK everyone. I am sorry I left my 60 Khz transmitter on in Boston. Good to
see its getting out to California. The antenna is a 90 foot tower.
I figured since the d-psk-r's been a long experiment I would just replace
wwvb with a constant phase no modulation Cs driven signal. Why fix the
On Fri, Nov 14, 2014 at 8:52 AM, Jim Lux <jimlux at earthlink.net> wrote:
> 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
> by 60)
> 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,
> really accurate"?
>> 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
>>> at a frequency of 59.99240 kHz. I have researched on Internet what it
>>> be, with no results. I have turned off all switch mode power supplies at
>>> location with no effect. The carrier is so stable that it seems like it
>>> be something intentionally generated. I have not tried nulling it out
>>> my directional antenna yet.
>>> Anyone have a clue as to what I might be receiving?
>>> -Doug Ronald
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