[time-nuts] Deaf Z3801
kb8tq at n1k.org
Thu Nov 16 11:42:22 EST 2017
One thing that has faked me out on SCPI - they cache error messages. You
have to dump them all before you try something.
> On Nov 16, 2017, at 11:24 AM, Bob Bownes <bownes at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks John.
> When I do this, I get the E-222 error indicating 'Data out of range'.
> Tried several formats, trailing';', etc.
> Here's what I get:
> scpi > :GPS:INIT:DATE 2017,11,16
> E-222> :GPS:INIT:DATE 17,11,16
> E-222> :GPS:INIT:DATE 17,01,01
> E-222> :GPS:INIT:DATE 2017,01,01
> E-222> :GPS:INIT:DATE 2017,01,01;
> E-222> :GPS:INIT:DATE 17,01,01;
> Even tried a :SYSTEM:PRESET, whic interestingly enough, does not reset the
> On Wed, Nov 15, 2017 at 8:49 AM, John Franke <jmfranke at cox.net> wrote:
>> Shut off power to the GPS receiver
>> Disconnect the GPS antenna downlead
>> Reapply power to the GPS receiver
>> Enter *:GPS:INIT:DATE 2017,01,01* (The only space is between DATE and
>> Reconnect the GPS antenna downlead and wait
>> On November 14, 2017 at 10:43 PM Bob Bownes <bownes at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I put my 3801 back in service the day before yesterday, or tried to. It’s
>> been on the shelf for about a year (off).
>> I powered it up, and while it sees a few sats, it will not acquire any.
>> Changing to a known good antenna (off the NTP server) makes no difference.
>> Anyone seen the behavior before? The location data is good, but the
>> time/date are way out.
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