[time-nuts] GPS Antenna Feed Line Decision

Bob kb8tq kb8tq at n1k.org
Tue Sep 5 10:17:11 EDT 2017


> On Sep 5, 2017, at 6:06 AM, Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:
> Clay Autery <cautery at montac.com> said:
>> I will use something better than RG-59 or RG-6 (even if it is only "better"
>> in my opinion).
> Crazy thought department.  Can you also run a parallel run of RG-6 and run 
> some tests to see if you can measure the difference?

There is pretty much no experiment you could run that would show a difference 
between the two. With a normal GPS, the “front end” of the radio is in the antenna. The
filtering and RF amplification there determine a lot of things. The cable is just a 
chunk of wire in the middle of the system. 


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