[time-nuts] How phase stable is rg59 or alternate coax

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Nov 21 13:30:42 EST 2016

In message <CALg-KtM9NsHTt0RGmB3rxbsxM=hCXY7WGCtgO=xUctVbCXxN=g at mail.gmail.com>, Scott Stobbe writes:

>If you had 30 ft of rg59 outdoors seeing maybe 10 degC swings everyday,
>would the propagation time be stable to ps? ns?

ps ?

No way - *ever*

ns ?

Probably, but it depends a lot on the exact materials and manufacturing.

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