kd4af1 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 20 17:37:48 EDT 2008
Thanks John, I was afraid of that, what a shame they did not include a lock
line on the
RS-232 Port. As I said I was trying to oversimplify. There certainly is a
lot of Technology in that very small box. Good luck.
On 6/20/08, John Miles <jmiles at pop.net> wrote:
> 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
> > 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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