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Experimental Analysis of Frequency Transfer Uncertainty



Thomas E. Parker, Gianna Panfilo


An experimental analysis of frequency transfer uncertainty is carried out. In situations where more than one transfer techniques are available a first difference statistic is used to determine the type and level of the transfer noise for transfer methods such as common-view GPS, carrier-phase GPS, and two-way time transfer. Frequency transfer uncertainties approaching 1x10-16 at 30 days are possible. A method for estimating the frequency transfer uncertainty in situations were only one transfer technique is available is also examined.
Proceedings Title
Proc. 2007 Joint Mtg. IEEE Intl. Freq. Cont. Symp. and EFTF Conf.
Conference Dates
May 29-June 1, 2007
Conference Location
Geneva, CH


atomic clocks, frequency transfer uncertainty, noise


Parker, T. and Panfilo, G. (2007), Experimental Analysis of Frequency Transfer Uncertainty, Proc. 2007 Joint Mtg. IEEE Intl. Freq. Cont. Symp. and EFTF Conf., Geneva, CH, [online], (Accessed April 16, 2024)
Created May 29, 2007, Updated February 17, 2017