[time-nuts] TrueTime XL-DC Problems

Richard W. Solomon w1ksz at earthlink.net
Wed Aug 6 00:20:57 EDT 2008

Not sure what the differences are, but I have two of the XL-AK GPS
Receivers, both work.

73, Dick, W1KSZ

-----Original Message-----
>From: Tom Van Baak <tvb at LeapSecond.com>
>Sent: Aug 5, 2008 6:55 PM
>To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement <time-nuts at febo.com>
>Subject: Re: [time-nuts] TrueTime XL-DC Problems
>> When I first fired it up it showed a date of 1990 so I updated
>> the Date to the current one and then went through a 24 hour
>I would rather be able give you a solid answer; perhaps someone
>in the group will step forward with their own XL-DC story.
>It is possible when an unmodified surplus GPSDO powers up with
>a default date as old as 1990 and sort-of, partially works, that the
>cause of the problem is that the firmware is missing the upgrade
>for either WNRO (21-Aug-1999) or Y2K (31-Dec-1999).
>Anyone on the list have a working XL-DC?
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