Re: [time-nuts] SRS FS700 questions

2014-05-03 Thread stan, W1LE
recall no backlight on the LCD on mine. It has been awhile since I last turned mine on. Stan, W1LE On 03-May-14 12:57 PM, gandal...@aol.com wrote: My FS700 arrived yesterday, complete with bonus artistic effects due to the sender believing a thin coat of bubble wrap with an outer layer

Re: [time-nuts] HP3336B S/N Question

2014-07-10 Thread stan, W1LE
BNC on the blank spot on the 75 ohm output front panel. Stan, W1LECape Cod On 10-Jul-14 2:26 AM, w...@aol.com wrote: So... My HP3336B has TWO HP S/N plates... The original plate: 2514A0 and a secondary HP sticker with: 2127A00xxx Also there is another HP sticker with: 3040L

Re: [time-nuts] WTB WECO Adapter

2014-07-10 Thread stan, W1LE
Consider the Trompeter series of adapters.Stan, W1LE On 10-Jul-14 9:02 AM, w...@aol.com wrote: Hello all... I can't find my WECO adapter for my HP3336B. It got lost in the move a while back. ;-( Am in need of a WECO to BNC adapter, WECO 439A/440A Anybody have one

Re: [time-nuts] GPS antenna in attic?

2012-11-26 Thread Stan, W1LE
added 6 each passive roof vents to keep the heat down, which could also be used for GPS antenna mounting and cable penetration. Neither roof vents nor the GPS antennas (~ at ridge line) are visible from the street. Stan, W1LE On 11/26/2012 9:22 AM, Scott McGrath wrote: Or install a frosted dome

[time-nuts] Lady Heather V3.10, ALARM: 4000

2012-12-03 Thread Stan, W1LE
Hello The Net: Any idea what this alarm is ? It appreared, I got out of the application, I restarted, and no more alarm notification. Stan, W1LE ___ time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts@febo.com To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin

Re: [time-nuts] Thunderbolt oven / non-stable operating temperature

2012-12-10 Thread Stan, W1LE
just did a clear, C then a B. I know not what caused that. Could of been a utility power transient, LH/computer is on an UPS but the T'bolt power supplies are not. I am using a TC = 999 seconds with a dampening factor of 0.70 I am consistently getting ~ at 10K tau, low -13's Stan, W1LECape

Re: [time-nuts] OT, looking for a good science forum

2013-01-26 Thread Stan, W1LE
have not found a reflector for my microscopy interests. Stan, W1LE On 1/26/2013 5:45 PM, David Kirkby wrote: On 26 January 2013 18:31, DARRELL ROBINSON darr...@shaw.ca wrote: I did a Google search and came across sciencenuts.org, but content was limited If you have no success, maybe science

Re: [time-nuts] OT, looking for a good science forum

2013-01-26 Thread Stan, W1LE
Thanks for the pointer. I am checking it out now. Stan On 1/26/2013 8:59 PM, J. Forster wrote: The Yahoo Microscope Group already exists with over 3700 members world wide, which forms a huge knowlege base, from biology to microelectronics. http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/Microscope/ Why

[time-nuts] Needed: The Real Serial USB Fix

2013-01-27 Thread Stan, W1LE
into motherboard USB ports and I have tried a multi USB port PCI card. Any solutions with this problem ? Stan, W1LECape CodFN41sr ___ time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts@febo.com To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo

Re: [time-nuts] Loran again

2013-01-31 Thread Stan, W1LE
What GRI should we be listening for ? Stan, W1LECape Cod FN41sr On 1/31/2013 9:56 PM, paul swed wrote: Rich indeed its on the air. Warming up the FS700 to see if it will lock. Have a pattern ram thats getting flakey and takes about 30 minutes to warm up along with the oven

Re: [time-nuts] Loran again

2013-01-31 Thread Stan, W1LE
comparing the 10 MHz from the T'Bolt. Right now they are comparing to within 10EE10. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod On 1/31/2013 10:44 PM, Stan, W1LE wrote: What GRI should we be listening for ? Stan, W1LECape Cod FN41sr On 1/31/2013 9:56 PM, paul swed wrote: Rich indeed its on the air

Re: [time-nuts] Loran again

2013-02-01 Thread Stan, W1LE
Still locked onto the Dana/Seneca Loran stations at 8:38 am local. Comparison to GPS/DO is about the same. No new slaves detected. Stan, W1LECape Cod On 2/1/2013 12:30 AM, Stan, W1LE wrote: Fired up the SRS FS700 and auto found the GRI 89700 microsecond stations in Dana Il (master

[time-nuts] LORAN GRI 9007 reception

2013-02-03 Thread Stan, W1LE
, the SRS FS700 RX, Austron multifilter (multcoupler 1X4) Stan, W1LE Cape Cod ___ time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts@febo.com To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/time-nuts and follow the instructions there.

[time-nuts] Locked onto LORAN 8970 GRI Monday AM

2013-02-04 Thread Stan, W1LE
Have had lock onto slave Seneca for about 20 minutes on GRI 8970. compared to GPS/DO: phase offset 3.6 degrees, freq offset 6E-11 Stan, W1LE Cape Cod On 2/4/2013 9:48 AM, paul swed wrote: Don't hear LORAN today On Sun, Feb 3, 2013 at 6:18 PM, Stan, W1LE stanw...@verizon.net wrote: Hello

Re: [time-nuts] Locked onto LORAN 8970 GRI Monday AM

2013-02-04 Thread Stan, W1LE
After 11:20 hours still tracking and locked to LORAN. Frequency offset compared to my T'Bolt GPS/DO is -2.5E12. Stan W1LE Cape Cod On 2/4/2013 8:56 PM, paul swed wrote: We can only dream. But will take what I can get for as long as I can get it. It sure in the heck kicks wwvb's capabilities

Re: [time-nuts] Locked onto LORAN 8970 GRI Monday AM

2013-02-05 Thread Stan, W1LE
at 17:45Z, after 27 hours of continuous lock: freq offset is now -2.1E-12 and has been as low as -7E-13, compared to T'Bolt 10 MHz. Master station is at 59 dB, slave is at 63 dB signal strength. Stan,W1LE Cape Cod On 2/5/2013 12:12 PM, Bill Riches wrote: Hi Paul, I thought I

Re: [time-nuts] Locked onto LORAN 8970 GRI Monday AM

2013-02-05 Thread Stan, W1LE
be possible is the RX signal strengths are different for master and slave, so they may be physically separated or their TX RF is from one location at different power levels. It will be interesting what your contact at Wildwood (NJ) has to say. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod On 2/5/2013 1:06 PM, Bill Riches

Re: [time-nuts] GPIB counter logging / plotting software?

2013-02-25 Thread Stan, W1LE
to display the drift. ARGO can be found at: www.weaksignals.com Stan, W1LECape Cod FN41sr On 2/25/2013 10:39 AM, Dan Rae wrote: I am working on 400 - 500 MHz DDS clocks for an amateur radio project and would like to record over gpib and plot the relative frequency drifts over time of different

Re: [time-nuts] Loran again

2013-03-10 Thread Stan, W1LE
Yes, LORAN is in and I have been locked up to GRI 89700, for a few hours now. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod On 3/10/2013 6:55 PM, Rich and Marcia Putz wrote: Hi All; I hear Loran C signals back on again, I'll fire up the SRS FS-700 and check. RP ___ time

Re: [time-nuts] LORAN C still on the air 24 hours SRS 700 looking good

2013-03-19 Thread Stan, W1LE
Just got in. LORAN C had been locked since Paul mentioned the signal. So far it is comparing to my T'Bolt GPS/DO to 8E-13. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod ___ time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts@febo.com To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin

Re: [time-nuts] LORAN C still on the air 24 hours SRS 700 looking good

2013-03-20 Thread Stan, W1LE
Hello Scott, Fire it up and set it to a GRI of 89700 and give it a listen. Stan W1LE Cape Cod On 3/20/2013 1:07 AM, Scott Harris wrote: I've got an SRS 700 and I live in CO. Any chance I can pick up the new LORAN signals? Thanks, -Scott On Mar 19, 2013, at 9:33 AM, paul swed paulsw

Re: [time-nuts] Are there any rubidiums programmahttps://mail.google.com/mail/?shva=1#inboxble to 40 MHz?

2013-03-25 Thread Stan, W1LE
10 MHz OCXO as a reference to the PLL. This provided me with the frequency accuracy and stability needed for a weekend of microwave contesting, USB/CW My 10 GHz operation is portable and I rove. Stan, W1LECape Cod FN41sr On 3/25/2013 10:17 AM, David Kirkby wrote: I'm possibly looking

Re: [time-nuts] Are there any rubidiums programmahttps://mail.google.com/mail/?shva=1#inboxble to 40 MHz?

2013-03-26 Thread Stan, W1LE
I should of been clearer, Thanks for your comments. final configuration is: OCXO as a 10 MHz reference to the 106.5 MHz PLL then the DB6NT multiplier chain for the LO. All of the stability I need for a contest weekend. Stan, W1LE On 3/26/2013 1:21 AM, Rex wrote: Please tell us if I am

[time-nuts] Time Nut Pickens at the MIT Flea ?

2013-05-19 Thread Stan, W1LE
Anyone got any Time Nut quality items at the MIT fleamarket today ? Stan, W1LE Cape Cod ___ time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts@febo.com To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/time-nuts and follow the instructions there.

[time-nuts] FLUKE PM6680B Counter Time View software for the PC

2013-05-24 Thread Stan, W1LE
Hello The Net: Can anyone point me to a source for the subject software ? Thanks Stan, W1LE Cape Cod ___ time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts@febo.com To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/time-nuts and follow

Re: [time-nuts] FLUKE PM6680B Counter Time View software for the PC

2013-05-25 Thread Stan, W1LE
. It is also interesting to see how aging drift improves with time under power. I had been holding out for a HP 53132A counter but I am a frugal Yankee and I settled on the PM6680B for about 25% of the cost of a HP 53132A. Waiting for FedEx... Stan, W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr On 5/25/2013 8:14 AM

Re: [time-nuts] Loran C sounds

2010-02-14 Thread Stan, W1LE
Take a look at the poor (but commonly low) power factor. Much more volt-amps are being delivered than used to do effective work as kilowatts. Power factor correction would be a money saver if saving money were an objective. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: In message

Re: [time-nuts] Loran C sounds

2010-02-14 Thread Stan, W1LE
Residential meters measure KW Industrial meters usually measure KVARs along with KVAs delivered and the utility bills for both. There is usually a distinct economic factor to reduce KVARs Stan, W1LE J. Forster wrote: Power companies charge for KVAs, NOT KVARs. -John

Re: [time-nuts] OT - RF Mailing list

2010-02-16 Thread Stan, W1LE
and information:http://www-w6yx.stanford.edu/vhf/ Stan, W1LE Cape CodFN41sr Jerome Peters wrote: Is there a RF Mailing list that anybody would like recommend? I am mostly interested in homebrew lower frequency (500KHz - 220MHz) range ___ time

Re: [time-nuts] Sound Card Spectrum Analyzer

2010-02-18 Thread Stan, W1LE
on. If Spectrum Laboratory does not immediately satisfy the need, contact the author http://freenet-homepage.de/dl4yhf/spectra1.html Stan, W1LE Bob Camp wrote: Hi Assuming I have a decent sound card, and a computer, the next thing I need is software. If I want: Required: 1) non

Re: [time-nuts] thunderbolt fault

2010-02-26 Thread Stan, W1LE
the menu to save the position and resurvey. If you can not get satisfaction, need to replace. With vendor approval, open it up, inspect, and clean out any debris. snug up all hardware, reassemble and retest.. Some vendors would prefer to get the defective unit back unopened. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod

Re: [time-nuts] Achieving maximum performance when driving 5370A/B inputs

2010-02-27 Thread Stan, W1LE
here is a two center pin type of BNC, presumably for a balanced twisted pair or twin ax type cable. The shape of the dielectric allows proper mechanical mating. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod Bob Camp wrote: Hi I don't even have the counter and already we're butchering it The big issue

Re: [time-nuts] nubie querie

2010-03-05 Thread Stan, W1LE
grow. I personally like definitive starts and stops, to stay within my attention span. Stan, W1LE Bob Camp wrote: Hi Even defining when the sand timer is done is not a real simple thing. Waiting for that very last particle to drop may not be the best approach. Bob On Mar 5, 2010, at 9:20 AM

[time-nuts] Choke Ring Design for L1

2010-03-13 Thread Stan, W1LE
am looking to start construction and I will be using a cheapie patch/puck antenna. Stan, W1LE ___ time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts@febo.com To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/time-nuts and follow the instructions there.

Re: [time-nuts] Thunderbolt temperature anomaly

2010-03-30 Thread Stan, W1LE
Hello Maury, A Lady Heather screen grab would be helpful in understanding the issue. How is the power supply doing ? I once had a flakey power supply that gave me abnormal readings. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod msproul wrote: I have a Tbolt (labeled Rev. E, 5/31/05) that seems to be working

Re: [time-nuts] Closing the lab -- gear for sale

2010-04-26 Thread Stan, W1LE
estates end up in the land fill. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr On 4/26/2010 12:37 AM, Dick Moore wrote: Dear time-nuts: I'm shutting down my shop-lab and want to sell my equipment. I've got some interesting stuff you can see at: www.moorepage.net/Testequip.html As the web page notes

Re: [time-nuts] NTS-100 scored

2010-05-18 Thread Stan, W1LE
A quick review of the manual shows a GPS antenna downconverter, external device. So, it may take more than a GPS antenna/RF preamplifier, like I use with my Trimble. Hopefully you will get the down converter also. Have you ever worked near Cham ? Stan, W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr

Re: [time-nuts] Lightning strikes vs GPS antennas

2010-07-04 Thread Stan, W1LE
cables. Possibly do a product search at NewEgg.com. for other choices of converters. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr On 7/4/2010 11:31 AM, Michael Baker wrote: Time-Nutters-- The 5-year Flash Density Map of the USA provided by the National Weather Service indicates that my county here in N

Re: [time-nuts] Did my Tbolt die ?

2010-07-17 Thread Stan, W1LE
suspect the PC end. Stan, W1LE On 7/17/2010 3:02 AM, Adam Feigin wrote: After rebooting one of my servers, I noticed that I was no longer getting information from my Thunderbolt. Low and behold, it really seems to be no longer supplying TSIP packets on the serial port. The PS is okay, and the PPS

Re: [time-nuts] Symmetricom X72

2010-07-24 Thread Stan, W1LE
I installed one in a friends DEMI 10G transverter. It had microphonics and I am still trying to remove them. Stan, W1LE On 7/23/2010 11:06 PM, Heathkid wrote: Hello. Does anyone have any experience with the Symmetricom X72? Thanks... ___ time

Re: [time-nuts] Symmetricom X72

2010-07-24 Thread Stan, W1LE
with a Trimble T'Bolt. Cost effective fun. Stan, W1LE On 7/24/2010 3:32 PM, Heathkid wrote: Hello Bob, What would you recommend? I already have three FE-5680A Rb standards (which I'm quickly learning likely aren't worth the powder to blow them to (*insert your own word here*). Okay

Re: [time-nuts] Symmetricom X72

2010-07-25 Thread Stan, W1LE
. Be cautious on the A/B/C models as well as the vendor options. Most vendors I deal with are simply junque dealers and have no clue as to the options and their function. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr On 7/25/2010 12:19 PM, Heathkid wrote: Steve, Thank you for your reply. Last night

Re: [time-nuts] Freestanding mast

2010-09-02 Thread Stan, W1LE
to penetrate the gland The GPS antenna is just level with the roof ridge, for no blockage. Previously I used a MS-44 aluminum military masting tripod tower to put the GPS antenna just above the gutter height ~ 11' high. The rest of your questions I would have to find a PE. Stan, W1LE On 9/2/2010 8:46

Re: [time-nuts] Timing Distribution in Mountainous Terrain

2010-09-11 Thread Stan, W1LE
If the odd harmonics were filtered out, would the zero crossing of the 60 (50) Hz fundamental be stable enough ? Thanks Stan,W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr On 9/11/2010 5:08 PM, Bob Camp wrote: Hi You also have load dependent harmonic energy on there that messes up the zero

Re: [time-nuts] HP-5370B Running Hot...

2010-09-15 Thread Stan, W1LE
they offer. Cut to size for your application Stan,W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr On 9/15/2010 7:47 AM, Chuck Harris wrote: The black/green Scotchbrite pads contain an abrasive which might be friable. I am not sure about the white, but they probably contain something as well. Just something I

Re: [time-nuts] OT: xtal osc PN

2010-09-18 Thread Stan, W1LE
phase noise and you can live with the freq stability, than use an external stabilized source as a local beacon, to verify frequency accuracy. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr Ok, let's say as good as practically and economically feasible for single prototype and homebuilder. I already

Re: [time-nuts] Austron 2100F

2010-10-21 Thread Stan, W1LE
6 To clear the indicators, enter 0 STATUS 6 I found no other method of a deep reset. Take a look at the external reference connection to be sure it is recognized.. Any questions, send them along. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod On 10/21/2010 6:55 PM, Chuck Harris wrote: Are you sure

Re: [time-nuts] New to the list...Hello from Melbourne

2008-08-31 Thread Stan, W1LE
for a USB/PC programmable microwave LO. May be more appropriate for 8 GHz. Can be programmed to use a 2-26 MHz reference. Pricing is cost effective for a ham. Phase noise performance, though not spectacular, may be quite workable. Stan, W1LEFN41srCape Cod Clint Jeffrey - VK3CSJ wrote: Hi

Re: [time-nuts] Stanford Research FS700 Loran-C Frequency Standard

2008-09-11 Thread Stan, W1LE
Hello Martin, I have a Austron 2100 T Loran-C timing receiver,but I am looking for a more modern one like the SRS FS700. Any pointers as to where I could find one ? Nothing on Ebay for many months. Thanks Stan, W1LECape Cod Martin Fischer wrote: Hello Community, currently I am

Re: [time-nuts] Need a simple ID for some gear

2008-10-03 Thread Stan W1LE
Sounds like a isolator, a passive ferrite device. Stan, W1LECape Cod [EMAIL PROTECTED] wrote: I don't know a whole bunch about microwave gear, so I need a little help. I came across a small box in a pile this evening and I don't have a clue what it is. It's a T construct, with SMAs

Re: [time-nuts] How can it be :05 in one place and :30 in another

2008-10-26 Thread Stan W1LE
Hello Gretchen, The infamous 1/2 hour time zones. Stan, W1LE Gretchen Baxter wrote: Hi, I went to http://www.timeanddate.com/worldclock/ I saw that it was 10:35 in New York but in Adelaide it was 1:05 PM and in New Delhi 8:05. How can that be? Gretchen

Re: [time-nuts] Close-in phase noise question...

2008-12-15 Thread Stan W1LE
and into saturation, to get harmonics generated, the broadband noise floor will be raised with intermodulation noise. Most of the time this intermodulation noise is not a limiting factor, until very high harmonic multiples are needed. Stan, W1LE FN41srCape Cod wa1...@att.net wrote: Looking

Re: [time-nuts] Wenzel Oscillator Repair

2009-01-19 Thread Stan W1LE
to have a method of grasping the soldered cover. In production a induction heater is probably used to get the joint hot, then either preformed solder melts or solder is manually applied. What is important on disassembly is to be able to get a grip on the parts, to ease separation. Stan, W1LE

Re: [time-nuts] Antennas, roofs

2009-02-17 Thread Stan W1LE
roofing shingles. Stan, W1LEFN41srCape Cod Hal Murray wrote: I really need to put in a feed through to the roof because my Z3801A is struggling with an indoor antenna too; but the roof needs to get replaced first... Speaking of antennas and roofs Currently, my antennas

Re: [time-nuts] Lady Heather command line modification question...

2009-02-19 Thread Stan W1LE
You tried 'C:Program Files\Heather\heather.exe /mp[=5]' Try C:\Heather\heather.exe /mp5 But, I have been unable to get more than one switch to work, the first in line.. We need clarification on the exact syntax to use for multiple command line switches. Stan, W1LE Michael Baker

[time-nuts] Trimble T'Bolt Schematic for troubleshooting

2009-02-19 Thread Stan W1LE
, TP423 in the GPS receiver section. Any idea of a good wave shape to be expected here ? Thanks Stan, W1LECape Cod FN41sr Z ___ time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts@febo.com To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman

Re: [time-nuts] Lady Heather command line modification question...

2009-02-19 Thread Stan W1LE
Got up too early this morning, no caffeine yet note correction. Stan W1LE wrote: You tried 'C:Program Files\Heather\heather.exe /mp[=5]' Try C:\Heather\heather.exe /mp5 Need to add the directory for the Program Files tryC:\Program Files\Heather\heather.exe /mp5 Thanks

Re: [time-nuts] Lady Heather command line modification question...

2009-02-19 Thread Stan W1LE
indication on the main screen what the interval (i) is ?? Stan, W1LE John Miles wrote: Hmm. Are you following the example shown in the readme file? What is the exact command line you're using where multiple options aren't working? I normally use C:\Heather\heather.exe /i=10 /mt=130

Re: [time-nuts] GPS antenna installation problem

2009-03-01 Thread Stan W1LE
Depot or Lowes. Stan, W1LEFn41srCape Cod Hal Murray wrote: Two or one tee connectors will allow the cable to exit and reenter. If your side arm is using a elbow now replace it with a tee. Thanks, but I don't picture what you are trying to describe. Are you talking about tees

Re: [time-nuts] GPS antenna installation problem

2009-03-04 Thread Stan W1LE
into unintended spaces. Stan,W1LE Chuck Harris wrote: Bill Hawkins wrote: ... Speaking of conversions, I grew up (since 1938) with movie credits that mentioned the Gaffer (head electrician). Last year I mentored students building a robot for a FIRST Robotics competition. The carpet on the field

Re: [time-nuts] Austron 2100F

2009-03-31 Thread Stan W1LE
on a CD. You will be happy with his product. Other commercial, laboratory grade, LORAN-C timing receivers like the Stanford Research Systems model FS700 will not do e-LORAN to the best of my knowledge. The LOCUS brand receivers are a modern RX, but I do not know their e-LORAN capability. Stan

Re: [time-nuts] SR620 Timing Capacitors

2009-04-09 Thread Stan W1LE
Hello Jerry, Thanks for the addenda. I just updated my manual. Some day I will have a SR620... Stan, W1LECape Cod FN41sr gsteinb...@aol.com wrote: Going to the horses' mouth (hope I got the right end here...), timing capacitors (C701 and C711) in the SRS SR620 counter are 'Ceramic

[time-nuts] Consumables or the Time Nut

2009-04-30 Thread Stan W1LE
Hello The Net: while we are on the topic of consumables... Any ideas on how to restore the pens used in a HP buss plotter ? The ink did not run out, it just dried up from old age, and storage. Possible a few drops of a solvent, but what solvent ?? Thanks Stan, W1LEFN41srCape

Re: [time-nuts] Broken Ovenaire OSC 85-50

2009-05-24 Thread Stan W1LE
on the end item: 5316B. They may have the details, schematics, test specs, etc. Stan, W1LECape CodFN41sr J. L. Trantham wrote: I have an Ovenaire OSC 85-50 10 MHz OCXO that is a frequency reference for a HP 5316B frequency counter. It oscillates but the output amplitude is about 20

[time-nuts] Trimble T'Bolt Firmware Versions

2009-05-29 Thread Stan W1LE
experienced other versions of firmware ? Stan, W1LECape Cod FN41sr z ___ time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts@febo.com To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/time-nuts and follow the instructions there.

Re: [time-nuts] Sound Cards for locking to GPSDO 10 MHz references

2009-06-02 Thread Stan W1LE
of interest bandwidth. Maybe a external USB soundcard with at least 2 input channels is more appropriate. Stan, W1LEFN41sr Cape Cod Alberto di Bene wrote: J.D. Bakker wrote: You could always transform this from a hardware problem to a software problem. Take the output of your GPSDO, divide

Re: [time-nuts] HP and other equipment failure

2013-06-15 Thread stan, W1LE
channels. And people safety issues. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod On 15-Jun-13 5:52 PM, J. L. Trantham wrote: Sorry for the interruption but what is 'PFC'? Thanks. Joe -Original Message- From: time-nuts-boun...@febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-boun...@febo.com] On Behalf Of Poul-Henning Kamp Sent

[time-nuts] GPIB/HPIB Address 31, Talk Only

2013-08-07 Thread stan, W1LE
Hello The Net, Is address 31, for talk only, a HP/Agilent feature only, or do tothers provide talk only on the buss ? I am looking at RF frequency counters to 12 GH, for use with TimeLab. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr ___ time-nuts mailing list

Re: [time-nuts] VECTRON 371Y383 oscillator

2013-08-12 Thread stan, W1LE
Make a phone call to the NH plant. Ask a product specialist for details. May get shuffled to the PA plant. Persisit. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod On 12-Aug-13 8:53 AM, Collins, Graham wrote: Good day all, I recently purchased a VECTRON 10Mhz oscillator like the one in the this eBay listing

[time-nuts] New Acquisition: HP-53132A

2014-02-01 Thread stan, W1LE
? Are there any key strokes to determine the software version, other than a check sum ? I do not have the standard HP serial number, with the vintage (manufacturing date code) code first. The unit was manufactured in Korea. Stan, W1LE on Cape Cod z

Re: [time-nuts] New Acquisition: HP-53132A

2014-02-02 Thread stan, W1LE
Thanks for all of the assistance. I will initially use a separate power strip for similar parasitic AC loads. Firmware version is 3703. Stan, W1LE on Cape Cod z ___ time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts@febo.com To unsubscribe, go to https

Re: [time-nuts] military frequency standard pin out??

2012-03-07 Thread Stan, W1LE
Good Morning Paul, Sounds like a very old military unit. Probably 60's vintage. before the 13 digit NSNs. national stock number (NSN) is probably 6625-078-4718. I do not recall what the 2N could mean. a modern NSN would look like 6625-00-078-4718 or 6625-01-078-4718 Stan, W1LE on Cape

[time-nuts] LORAN-C Reception on Cape Cod

2012-03-20 Thread Stan, W1LE
in the back yard. Receiver firmware is 1.19 As time permits I will compare the Loran-C to the T'Bolt GPS/DO, with the Tracor 527E. It is nice to have Loran-C signal to play with. The Nantucket Loran-C station was a bout 40 miles away. Almost a Cs reference in my shack. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod

Re: [time-nuts] LORAN-C Reception on Cape Cod

2012-03-20 Thread Stan, W1LE
that action Difficulty is that one receiver has to be dedicated to a single GRI. 89700 (microsecond GRI) is till coming in with Dana, IL as master and Seneca, NY as the X slave. Stan, W1LECape Cod On 3/20/2012 4:09 PM, Bill Riches wrote: Seems that Cape May NJ is on also - is that part

[time-nuts] Wednesday AM Update: LORAN-C Reception on Cape Cod

2012-03-21 Thread Stan, W1LE
and using the internal FS700 phase meter I got as low as 3E-13 for delta frequency between the Loran-C and the T'Bolt GPS/DO. I am locked onto the Seneca, NY station. Stan, W1LECape Cod FN41sr If I am not mistaken Dana is not in Illinois it is in Indiana. Still receiving at 2200 hrs local

Re: [time-nuts] LORAN C 89700 dropped carriers at 1615 EST after a solid 3 days

2012-03-22 Thread Stan, W1LE
activity ? I was not able to hear/lock onto 99600 nor 99300 GRIs, (possibly Wildwood, NJ). Are there any others I should listen for ? Stan, W1LE Cape Cod On 3/22/2012 4:55 PM, paul swed wrote: More interestingly the FS700 reacquired automatically! Never seen that before. On Thu, Mar 22

Re: [time-nuts] LORAN C on at 0845 EST

2012-03-27 Thread Stan, W1LE
Was receiving 89700 microsecond GRI last night, but RF has dropped out now. Tried to copy the NJ station possibly on 99300 or 99600 GRIs, but no copy/lock here. Will continue to search. Stan, W1LECape Cod FN41sr On 3/27/2012 8:50 AM, paul swed wrote

Re: [time-nuts] LORAN C on at 0845 EST

2012-03-27 Thread Stan, W1LE
89700 GRI is locked up nicely on the FS700. The Austrons are still searching for 99300 and 99600, the old Wildwood, NJ GRIs, no lock yet. Plan it to hook up a scope and monitor the wave form for the reported eLORAN info. Will continue to monitor. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod On 3/27/2012 9:18

Re: [time-nuts] pc loran c program

2012-03-28 Thread Stan, W1LE
A google search shows: http://www.coaa.co.uk/ndbfinder.htm I will try it later this evening when I get back home... Stan, W1LE Cape Cod On 3/28/2012 8:53 AM, paul swed wrote: Never heard of one. Generally its a hardware decode On Wed, Mar 28, 2012 at 7:17 AM, Bill Richesbill.ric

Re: [time-nuts] pc loran c program

2012-03-28 Thread Stan, W1LE
Thanks for the pointer. The DF6NM Grabber shows the active GRIs: http://www.alice-dsl.net/df6nm/LoranView/LoranGrabber.htm Interesting he calls 89700 as Wildwood vice Dana or Seneca. Stan, W1LE On 3/28/2012 11:45 AM, ALAN MELIA wrote: Peter Martinez G3PLX wrote some software which I

Re: [time-nuts] Loran Signals

2012-03-28 Thread Stan, W1LE
Rich, Thanks for the update. I suspect the GRI rates are part of a receiver's firmware look up table, which led me astray. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod On 3/28/2012 9:52 PM, Rich and Marcia Putz wrote: Hi all; I exchanged an email with a gentleman from UrsaNav and he indicated that transmissions

Re: [time-nuts] LORAN-C at MIT

2012-04-15 Thread Stan, W1LE
The young fellow in the white truck quoted me a price for the FS700 as 100$. My main interest was the ovenized 10 MHz source inside. I did not see the simulator. That would of tweaked my interest... I strolled on, looking for the food vendor Stan, W1LECape Cod On 4/15/2012 3:52 PM

Re: [time-nuts] Loran C back on

2012-04-29 Thread Stan, W1LE
Rich, Thanks for the heads up. I will turn stuff back on. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr On 4/29/2012 8:26 PM, Rich and Marcia Putz wrote: Hi all; Receiving Wildwood NJ GRI 8970 here in northern Indiana again today. FYI Rich ___ time-nuts

[time-nuts] LORAN-C

2012-05-01 Thread Stan, W1LE
terminated on the top with a 600 ohm resistor, a ARR preamplifier with battery at the antenna , a RG6 coax run to the shack, Astron 2084 multicoupler, then the receivers. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr z ___ time-nuts mailing list

Re: [time-nuts] LORAN-C

2012-05-01 Thread Stan, W1LE
Hello PHK, I will use a HP-3336C with the station 10 MHz (GPS/DO) reference. Typo: trigger should really be 11.148272 Hz instead of KHz ! Stan, W1LE On 5/1/2012 11:27 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: In message1158.12.6.201.135.1335885236.squir...@popaccts.quikus.com, J. For ster writes

Re: [time-nuts] LORAN-C

2012-05-01 Thread Stan, W1LE
, W1LE Cape Cod On 5/1/2012 12:02 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote: In message4fa006e8.5040...@verizon.net, Stan, W1LE writes: I will use a HP-3336C with the station 10 MHz (GPS/DO) reference. Typo: trigger should really be 11.148272 Hz instead of KHz ! You need a really amazing stable and noise

Re: [time-nuts] FS700 antenna

2012-05-05 Thread Stan, W1LE
multicoupler with a series of 8 notch filters for ~70 thru 130 KHz, with a peak indicator and a spherics indicator light. Notch filters can be switch selected on the front or some are on the real panel. For intermittent signals like noises, the peak indicator lamp gets my attention. Stan, W1LE

Re: [time-nuts] GPS and Rubidium frequency standards and noise question (newbie).

2012-06-03 Thread Stan, W1LE
LORAN has potential for you. AUSTRON made a variety of LORAN-C receivers, 2100F, 2100(R), 2000, etc Stanford Research Systems (SRS) also made the FS-700 Because they are useless in the US, pricing on Ebay has dropped. Stan, W1LECape Cod FN41sr On 6/3/2012 2:19 PM, Chris Wilson wrote

[time-nuts] Modern motherboard with RS232 port

2012-08-19 Thread Stan, W1LE
website would have further details. Stan, W1LECape Cod FN41sr z ___ time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts@febo.com To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/time-nuts and follow the instructions there.

[time-nuts] New wrist Watch

2012-09-09 Thread Stan, W1LE
Hello The Net: I need to consider getting a new wrist watch, but I need a second hand and a digital display is unacceptable. What would you consider in the 150$ price range ? Would be nice to have state of the art accuracy with a lifetime battery and high reliability. Thanks, Stan

Re: [time-nuts] OT favorite signal generator?

2009-06-19 Thread Stan W1LE
commercial test equipment. Stan, W1LECape Cod ___ time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts@febo.com To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/time-nuts and follow the instructions there.

Re: [time-nuts] TNC connectors

2009-06-23 Thread Stan W1LE
or white PVC pipe. The electrical section will have a grey PVC pipe that may be more suitable and UV proof. Stan, W1LE Cape Cod FN41sr David C. Partridge wrote: I'm thinking of buying a Panasonic VIC100 timing antenna with a 50 ohm TNC connector (I assume) from fluke.l on eBay

Re: [time-nuts] Lady Heather update in progress

2009-06-23 Thread Stan W1LE
it to be on the main screen along with tabular data and plotted data. Thanks Stan, W1LECape Cod FN41sr Mark Sims wrote: Lady Heather is undergoing her periodic trip to the beauty parlor. A few new gratuitous features have already crept in: * You can specify a time/date

Re: [time-nuts] GPSDO project

2009-06-28 Thread Stan W1LE
, tunable in 1 Hz steps. Can use a 5 MHz reference Useable to 160 MHz. Other synthesizers from commercial test equipment manufacturers. Stan, W1LE Brad Dye wrote: I have just purchased a Thunderbolt GPS receiver. I hope to use this to discipline an oscillator on 66.6 MHz so I can use

Re: [time-nuts] GPSDO project

2009-06-29 Thread Stan W1LE
Hello Brad, VE1ALQ has them. He will also make VCXO's. Do a google search for his webpages. He sells the kits as well as the assembled units. By far easier to get a PTS or Fluke sysnthesizer. Stan, W1LE Brad Dye wrote: Does anyone have a Reflock that they would sell me? Best regards

Re: [time-nuts] Symmetricom Model X72 Rb Oscillator

2009-07-30 Thread Stan W1LE
looking. The X72 units are nice, I can fit 2 in my shirt pocket, and 10 to 32 VDC operating voltage. Stan, W1LEFN41sr Cape Cod Mark Sims wrote: I hope you don't want to use the sine wave output of these units. It is awful... even with the recommended filer cap it looks like something

Re: [time-nuts] Power supply help

2009-08-09 Thread Stan W1LE
, but it was made by Astec and their website showed the same ASTEC model and detailed application info. Stan, W1LECape Cod FN41sr Joseph Gray wrote: This is not strictly time-nuts related, but I know there are a lot of folks here who have and use HP surplus equipment. I have an opportunity to buy

Re: [time-nuts] Using cheap sound cards for measurements

2009-08-23 Thread Stan, W1LE
My limited experience with this USB soundcard was the ease of getting it working with Windows Vista home premium. Another PCI sound card, the Delta 44, was a big problem, at least for me. Stan, W1LE Don Latham wrote: Ok, I have looked at a few USB cards and reviews. For SD radios

Re: [time-nuts] HP catalogs and HP 5065A

2009-08-23 Thread Stan, W1LE
for the HP-5065A, no options: 1982, page 312, 16.9K$ 1988, page 465, 25.8K$ 1991, page 507, 36.2K$ 1992, page 555, 42.0K$ not in: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 Stan, W1LECape Cod Dan Rae wrote: Corby Dawson wrote: Hi, I'm curious what year was the last year that HP offered the 5065A

Re: [time-nuts] More Z3801/Tbolt comparisons

2009-09-04 Thread Stan, W1LE
If I see the rack mounting ears on a piece of test equipment I assume that it was rack mounted and acoustically sheltered from the user. I assess my bid to include a new fan, usually 30-50$. Yes, rack mounted test equipment was usually from a fixed location, and has no road rash. Stan, W1LE

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