[time-nuts] Trimble Mini-T Timing Glitches

Bob kb8tq kb8tq at n1k.org
Thu Nov 30 17:14:26 EST 2017


I’d freely admit it is *very* much the “Cliff notes” version of what is 


> On Nov 30, 2017, at 4:31 PM, Leo Bodnar <leo at leobodnar.com> wrote:
> Bob, this is quite an unorthodox description of how GPS works.
> You probably want to rephrase that before it gets ripped to shreds.
> Leo
> From: Bob kb8tq <kb8tq at n1k.org>
>> GPS extracts time and location by locking on to various codes in the transmissions. 
> One of them happens to run at about a 1 KHz clock rate. A slip on that part of the 
> process gives you a (modulo) 1 ms clock jump. Certain types of interference may
> “help” the receiver make these sorts of mistakes.
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