[time-nuts] FTS-4060M/S24

John Miles jmiles at pop.net
Fri Jun 20 17:29:11 EDT 2008

That is an RS-232 port; there's no "locked" line on it (although I agree
there should have been.)  You'll need to run TBoltMon.exe to monitor its
status, or talk to Mark Sims about the dedicated Thunderbolt controller he
mentioned he was developing.

-- john, KE5FX

> -----Original Message-----
> From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com]On
> Behalf Of Bill Smitherman
> Sent: Friday, June 20, 2008 2:15 PM
> To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] FTS-4060M/S24
> Bill    kd4af1 at gmail.com
> To the group
> Just today, received my Thunderbolt from China.  It is up and
> running.  Just
> a simple question
> for you you Thunderbolt Experts.  After reading the Trimble Manual,
> download.  I still do not have an answer.  How can I tell when I have a
> lock.  I desire to install an LED on one of the pins of the  db9 connector
> to indicate when lock has been achieved.  I do not need to know  location
> when the unit was made, GPS week and all that stuff. I am trying
> to keep it
> simple.  Surely one of these pins go high when lock is achieved.  I just
> need a simple indication of the lock status.  Perhaps I am trying to
> oversimplify,  all help appreciated.  I am from the old school
> of using my
> Fluke Monotronics 207 Receivers to track the old Omega Stations and WWVB.
> Trying to get acquainted with the new GPS Technology.
> Thanks for any ideas.
> BillOn 6/20/08, Björn Gabrielsson <bg at lysator.liu.se> wrote:
> >

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