[ntp:questions] WWVB 60kHz Receiver

Francesco Messineo fmessineo at tiscali.com
Fri Apr 14 07:07:59 UTC 2006


Hello,

On Thu, Apr 13, 2006 at 06:52:11PM -0700, bgjim225 wrote:
> I"m trying to build a clock that uses the WWVB signal to keep its own
> time.  I have everything built and working except the Antenna portion.
> I have a 1.1mH ferrite rod Antenna.
> I know tuning it would require a capacitor that I calculated to be
> 7700pF.  The problem I am having is tuning it.  I am not sure how to
> test it to make sure it is working correctly.  I have tried
> broadcasting a 60kHz signal from a function generator and viewing it on
> an O-scope and Spectrum Analyzer, but I"m seeing nothing.  I"m looking
> for any suggestions to prove I have this tuned correctly.  

Do you have a schematic of the receiver you are trying to use? The 
problem can be almost anywhere.

Regards

Francesco  IS0FKQ



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