[time-nuts] time-nuts Digest, Vol 127, Issue 33

Scott McGrath scmcgrath at gmail.com
Sun Mar 1 13:17:23 EST 2015

The downconverter was used for long runs of cable typical use case was a high rise with data center in basement     As I recall it converted the signal to a high level baseband and amplified that whic was good for a thousand feet or so of cable

Content by Scott
Typos by Siri

> On Feb 27, 2015, at 5:14 AM, "Al Wolfe" <alw.k9si at gmail.com> wrote:
>   I have an XL-DC and it has an internal GPS receiver in it. It supplies and monitors 5 volts to a BNC antenna  jack for an external amplified GPS antenna. I don't know what the internal GPS engine is but doubt if it is anything special.
>   The manual describes the down converter system as an option.
> Al, k9si
>> Boy I ran out to mr google and did a search and now I am wondering if some
>> versions of the xl-dc just used a plain old GPS antenna. It sure looks like
>> that could be the case. The manual does say down converter. Maybe it
>> changed over time.
>> Regards
>> Paul
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