[time-nuts] Cs stability

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Tue Jul 17 04:29:58 EDT 2007

> I'm not sure I follow this. Yes, you will see a phase shift but how
> can you tell how much of said shift is due to a fixed phase shift (as
> if it were cable phase tempco) vs. how much is due to phase shift due
> to frequency offset (as if it were oscillator frequency tempco)? No
> change in temperature is instantaneous; during the (slow) change both
> phase and frequency (equals phase change over time) may change. 

Measure the phase.  Change the temperature.  Wait and watch.

If the new phase is stable/constant, you have a phase shift.  If it grows 
linear with time you have a frequency shift.

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