[time-nuts] UPDATE: Heol N024 GPS for TS-2100 Failure

Gerhard Wittreich gerhard at wittreich.org
Tue Aug 18 19:31:15 EDT 2015


It's more than that.  That is how mine started and eventually did not
recover.  In it's final state I was unable to query the GPS board after a
reboot.  Keep an eye on yours to be sure it doesn't get worse.

--Gerhard R Wittreich, P.E.

On Tue, Aug 18, 2015 at 5:38 PM, Esa Heikkinen <tn1ajb at nic.fi> wrote:

> Gerhard Wittreich kirjoitti:
> Heol is sending me and another "timenut" a new GPS board with the updated
>> firmware.  If you have an early version of the board, be on the lookout
>> for
>> loss of "Tracking" as a symptom of the problem.
> If this is a same issue that I discovered, it seemed to happen at each
> Saturday evening (UTC). But there's no need to reboot anything, it will
> recover by itself, just sit back and wait... "Loss of tracking" event stays
> maybe about an hour or something and then it will return to normal.
> So it's only a minor problem, unless you need full PPS accuracy (+-50 ns
> with OCXO). If TS2100 is used as FTP server, this temporary loss of
> tracking doesn't matter.
> Best regards,
> --
> 73s!
> Esa
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