I have a fix for the Thunderbolt GPSDO date error!
The VK4GHZ Thunderbolt Display no longer uses the Year, Month and Day data fields sent from the Thunderbolt.
These date fields are no longer translated correctly inside the Thunderbolt since it rolled over from July 29 to 00:00:00 July 30, 2017.
This is often incorrectly reported as a 10-bit week … Read more...
I sometimes use “Lady Heather” monitor software on my computer for my Thunderbolt.
I have noticed that when I do, after a while, Adam’s Thunderbolt Monitor stops reading the correct outputs, i.e. no ppb, no location, etc. In order to restore Adam’s Monitor, I need to un-power the Thunderbolt and then re-power … Read more...
Here’s a rundown of my Trimble Thunderbolt GPSDO project.
It provides an accurate 10MHz reference for the transverter Local Oscillator PLLs.
The existing Thunderbolt mounting holes will be utilized, and mounted in a vertical orientation, inside the 3RU 2.4/3.4GHz transverter enclosure.
Above: Under the hood! A DEMI 4-way Splitter/Amp/Filter, and a Futurlec DC-DC converter board inside