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Master clock and time distribution system for the NASA Deep Space Network

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dc.contributor.author Lauf, J.
dc.contributor.author Calhoun, M.
dc.contributor.author Kuhnle, P. F.
dc.contributor.author Sydnor, R. L.
dc.contributor.author Tjoelker, R. L.
dc.date.accessioned 2005-11-10T23:43:45Z
dc.date.available 2005-11-10T23:43:45Z
dc.date.issued 2003-12
dc.identifier.citation 35th Annual Precise Time and Time Interval (PTTI) Systems and Applications Meeting, San Diego, CA, December 2, 2003 en
dc.identifier.clearanceno 04-0494
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/2014/38025
dc.description.abstract NASA's Deep Space Network (DSN) consists of more than 20 antennas located at three globally spaced ground communications facilities. Local generation and distribution of precise time and frequency reference signals comprise an essential and central component of each complex. Within each complex synchronized timing references are required by approximately 100 users located at distances up to 30 kilometers from the central control center and station Master Clock. In this paper a highly modular, hot-swappable, and expandable system design for generation, delivery, and synchronization of highly precise and stable timing signals over fiber optic cables is described. en
dc.description.sponsorship NASA en
dc.format.extent 708602 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en_US en
dc.publisher Pasadena, CA : Jet Propulsion Laboratory, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 2003. en
dc.subject clock en
dc.subject time en
dc.subject Deep Space Network en
dc.subject DSN en
dc.title Master clock and time distribution system for the NASA Deep Space Network en
dc.type Preprint en


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