72038Re: [softrock40] Re: GPS Disciplined Reference for Ensemble
- Jan 31, 2013
>I too would like a means of locking a Softrock to a GPS disciplined
> Thanks Alan
> Yes... this module will not actually improve on my S15170
> calibration. I currently use an Ensemble RX with a separate laptop
> as a return monitor and I have that setup to monitor BPM (Chinese
> WWV) so I can calibrate it and then, in turn, my WSPR transmit
> frequency on the RXTX. It is certainly "good enough" and stays
> within 4-5 Hz when I leave everything running.
> But, as an old broadcaster who relied on rubidium standards, the
> idea of a phase accurate 10 MHz standard for fifty bucks is hard to resist.
> As noted however, this will not make the Si5170 more accurate....
> it will just tell me more accurately how far off I am.
> Now....... if someone can come up with a way to lock the 5170 to a
> reference.... THEN we might have something.
frequency standard, but from when I asked about a year ago, I do not
believe this is possible. DDC / DDU SDR's seem to have this ability, I
guess the Si5170 cannot be used in conjunction with such a thing
Chris Wilson. 2E0ILY
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