[time-nuts] Receiving the MSF time signal on cheap radio modules

Bob kb8tq kb8tq at n1k.org
Tue Feb 6 18:06:23 EST 2018


If you look at the papers for the “new” WWVB format, there are plots of where the
MSF issues are likely to be the greatest. Since both signals are phase and amplitude
 shifted by propagation effects, you will not get stationary nulls. You simply get zones
where the reception is tough. 


> On Feb 6, 2018, at 5:57 PM, Hal Murray <hmurray at megapathdsl.net> wrote:
>> Since MSF *is* on 60 KHz, you do indeed get dead spots.
> If the two signals are not encoded identically, there should be an 
> interesting signal when one of the transmitters is off and the other is on.  
> Has anybody looked for that sort of pattern?
> Is there a map of the dead spots?  Any time-nuts live in/near one?
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