[USRP-users] WBX V3 step size

Marcus Müller marcus.mueller at ettus.com
Mon Sep 1 12:10:34 EDT 2014

Hi Bob,
1) there is no uniform step size; this is because the synthesizer is
quite complicated; if you want to know more, I can only suggest looking
at the UHD LO synth c++ files in the UHD source repo, where the cascaded
loops used to determine the optimal tuning frequency are implemented and
the datasheet of the synth is referenced [1]
2) "No". GPSDOs eliminate the frequency offset to a feasible minimum;
there's still some frequency offset, but usually it's not really measurable.
3) Assuming this is the N2x0 GSPDO [2]: +-50ns.
4) yes, of course they would; this is called holdover stability, see [2].


[2]https://www.ettus.com/content/files/gpsdo-kit_4.pdf p.2
On 01.09.2014 17:31, bob wole via USRP-users wrote:
> Hi,
> A few questions related two Ettus hardware:
> 1)  I want to know that what is the frequency step size of the WBX V3 LO ?
>  2) if I install GPSDOs on two USRPN210 with WBX then would there be any
> frequency offset between two USRPs ?
> 3) What would be the GPS timing mismatch of the USRPs with GPSDOs
> installed?
> 4) What happens if I disconnect the GPSDO antennas from the devices after
> correct GPS time latches, would the time of USRPs starts drifting away? if
> yes how fastly ?
> --
> Bob
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