[time-nuts] Ublox 7
EWKehren at aol.com
EWKehren at aol.com
Sat May 24 23:30:30 UTC 2014
There have been a couple of questions on and off list. as to the specific
listing. I did forget to mention one thing. The unit comes with a built in
antenna. For time application not exactly what we want Not easy to take
off since it is a block of ceramic with a pin through the center with little
tolerance. Un soldering will not do doe to the heat sink created by the
ceramic. Best way is to put the ceramic in a vice on its side excerpt a lot of
pressure and it will brake or use a center punch or small hammer while it
is under pressure. It will shatter. next remove the pieces with a knife
since there is some glue. Now you are left with a pin. If you want to use the
hole find a way to hold the board, heat the pin with a soldering iron and
wiggle it out. Did it with two units no problem.
In a message dated 5/24/2014 5:57:04 P.M. Eastern Daylight Time,
slburris at gmail.com writes:
While I agree the noise has risen quite a bit, as a mostly lurker here,
I've learned quite a bit just watching the conversations. Indeed when Dr.
Bruce posts I'm invariably driven into days of additional study to ponder his
Maybe someone could throw up a web page with the Ublox 7 findings if you
don't want to discuss on this list? I have a selfish self interest as I too
have a couple of 7's on the way to the US from China!
> On May 24, 2014, at 10:07 AM, Hans Holzach <hans.holzach at gmail.com>
> and how, please, are us newbies and dabblers supposed to learn from you,
the elite time-nuts, when you keep your discoveries secret, only
accessible to a group of hand-picked individuals? of course, this is a free world,
and you, like everybody, is free to share or not to share your knowledge.
however, this is my place to learn, and you don't do me a favour by saying
goodbye to the group. why not share your knowledge here, ignore the silly
questions of the not so bright, but give them the opportunity to follow your
discussions with the ones that are on a par with you? that i'd appreciate
> "...because the deterioration of the list has resulted in many on
> the real time nuts have gone away and do like we do every thing off
> list since this has deteriorated in to a chat room with the majority
> of the listings not time or frequency related. Serious time nuts can
> contact me off list and maybe be added to the group."
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