[time-nuts] Thinking outside the box a super reference

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Sat Nov 5 10:39:29 EDT 2016

Hoi Rick,

On Sat, 5 Nov 2016 07:17:21 -0700
"Richard (Rick) Karlquist" <richard at karlquist.com> wrote:

> I think this is all described in the 1992 FCS papers,
> but the executive summary is that a direct synthesizer
> on 9192.63177 is to be avoided at all costs because
> of the danger of it leaking into the CBT cavity.
> This is also the reason why you don't multiply up
> a subharmonic of this frequency.

I don't get what you mean with "danger of leaking into the CBT cavity"?
When signal leakage into the cavity is a problem, shouldn't that also
exist for the signal after the mixer? And what does this leaking actually
mean? The 9192.63177 is supposed to end up in the cavity anyways.

			Attila Kinali

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