FTSU-100 Frequency & Time Synthesiser Unit
The FTSU-100 is a high performance signal distribution amplifier designed for use with the PTS Precision Time System.
- Time code, frequency & pulse inputs
- Low phase noise analogue outputs
- Fault alarm output
- 1U 19″ rack mount (2U 19” Rack mount version available)
- Frequency synthesiser option
- 1PPS and time code outputs
- Hitless changeover of reference frequency
The versatile FTSU is designed to be a companion to the PTS family of Precision Time Systems.The FTSU-100 is contained in a compact IU rack-mount chassis. The FTSU accepts two sets of inputs. The inputs are the reference frequency, 1PPS, a time code and status from the PTS.
The FTSU provides automatic changeover should one of the source inputs fail. Manual source select override is available on the front panel. A variety of status indicators are located on the front panel for visual feedback.
The low phase noise reference frequency outputs are generated from a low phase noise oscillator that is phase-locked to the reference frequency input. In the event of reference input failure the phase-locked oscillator will continue to provide referenced frequency outputs with a stability of 3X10-9 over temperature.
Applications for the FSTU include secure communications systems, satellite ground stations and any system requiring highly reliable frequency, time code and pulse rate output