[ntp:questions] GPS 18 LVC (Ground Wire Question)

unruh unruh at wormhole.physics.ubc.ca
Mon Mar 15 15:28:48 UTC 2010

On 2010-03-15, Alby <google at empire.org> wrote:
> I'm attempting to build my own Stratum-1 Server using a Garmin GPS 18
> LVC.
> After splicing out the wires, I have the following:
> Thin Yellow Wire
> Thin White Wire
> Thin Green Wire
> (2) Thin Black Wires
> Thick Black Wire
> Thick Red Wire

Mine only has one thin black-- it is signal ground. the thick black is
power ground. They can be put together. I would just connect all the
grounds together, unless you are using a power supply separate from your

>  My question is based on the (2) Thin Black Wires. Why do I have 2
> thin black wires and not (1) thin black wire?
> Should I splice both thin black wires together and use them a 1 wire?
> Or does each thin black wire serve a purpose
> and I need to figure out which one is Ground and which one the other
> is used for?

Black is ground

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