[time-nuts] KS-24361 "NO GPS"
pete at petelancashire.com
Sun Nov 16 15:53:33 EST 2014
... LED goes out ... I though so but just wanted to make sure. I've
purchased a 2nd set and will see how that behaves. Also ordered a few
of the DE-15 (if that is the correct way of saying it) connectors. The
short pin concept seems to have not been a great idea.
On Sun, Nov 16, 2014 at 12:40 PM, Bob Camp <kb8tq at n1k.org> wrote:
> On all my box pairs, the “NO GPS” lights all go out on all boxes once everything is “GOOD” as you define it. A properly operating pair will have a STBY light (and only that light) on one box. The other box will have only the ON light lit.
> Based on what I’ve seen. I’d suspect the cable between the two units as the source of (almost) any problem before I’d dig into the rest of the system.
>> On Nov 16, 2014, at 3:29 PM, Pete Lancashire <pete at petelancashire.com> wrote:
>> Like to confirm
>> It has been said ...
>>> When you apply power, all the LEDs on the front panel will flash. The
>>> "NO GPS" light will continue flashing until you connect a GPS antenna.
>>> Once it sees a satellite, the light will stop flashing and remain on.
>>> The unit will conduct a self-survey for several hours. Eventually, if
>>> all is well, the Z3812A ("REF 0" on its front panel) will show one
>>> green "ON" light and the Z3811A ("REF 1") will show one yellow "STBY"
>>> light. This means that the Z3812A is actually transmitting its 15MHz
>>> output, and the other one is silently waiting to take over if it
>> Is this correct about the "NO GPS" LED ?
>> Once the survey is over, and the GPS is considered to be "GOOD", should
>> the yellow NO GPS LED be lit ?
>> For me after being on for a while the LED for me are
>> REF 1
>> NO GPS ON solid - this is the one I'm asking about
>> Fault OFF
>> STBY ON
>> ON OFF
>> REF 0
>> NO GPS ON
>> FAULT OFF
>> STBY OFF
>> ON ON
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