[time-nuts] Has anybody checked this? GPSDO in kit

Chris Albertson albertson.chris at gmail.com
Sat Oct 22 12:22:00 EDT 2016

> Unfortunately, it could be *lots* worse (like many orders of magnitude
> worse). It all depends on which parameter you
> are looking at and how much you want to add on to it. Phase noise and
> second to second stability are two areas that
> it is likely to have problems.

You have to remember what this thing replaces.   In ham radio, some people
are using vacuum tube oscillators with mechanical variable capacitor
tuning.  Maybe some advanced rigs use gear drive on the capacitor shaft to
allow more exact tuning  This Si chip is considerably better then 1940's


Chris Albertson
Redondo Beach, California

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