PRG-101C-10 Portable Rate Generator

PRG-101C-10 Portable Rate Generator
PRG-101C-10 Portable Rate Generator


  • Synchronizes to GPS
  • Precise 1PPS Output (high drive output 10 Volts)
  • 10 MPPS Rate Output
  • USB I/O Interface with Locking Connector
  • LED Status Indicators
  • Wide Range DC Power (10 to 32 Vdc)

Product Description

The purpose of the Model PRG-101C-10 is to provide a 10 Volt 1PPS synchronization pulse that is used as a reference frequency for user equipment applications. In addition the unit outputs GPS time, position and status via a USB port that operates as a Virtual Communication Port (VCP).

The PRG-101C-10 outputs the following NMEA messages once per second: GGA, RMC or GSA.

General Product Specifications

Signal Outputs

  • 1PPS Output
    • Amplitude: 10 Volts
    • Pulse Width: 20 microseconds, rising edge on-time
    • Connector: SMA labeled 1PPS, 10 Volt


  • 10 MPPS Output
    • Amplitude: TTL levels
    • Connector: SMA labeled 10MPPS

GPS Antenna

  • GPS L1 signal and 3.3 Volt power to antenna
  • Connector: SMA
  • Magnetic Mount
  • Weight: 50g
  • Gain 26dB
  • VSWR <2.0
  • Voltage 3.3V +/- 0.5V
  • Current 12mA

Oven Oscillator

  • Frequency Stability vs Temp: 3X10-9 -40 to +85 C
  • Warm-up Time: 10 minutes at 25C +/-5X10-9 of final frequency
  • Frequency error: <1X10-9 when disciplined
  • Aging per day: +/- 0.5X10-9


  • AC to DC converter module power input
  • 10 to 32 Vdc, 5 Watts maximum at turn on
  • Connector: 4-pin bayonet locking

USB Port

  • USB 1.1 and USB 2.0 compatible
  • Connector: USB-MicroB
  • Outputs NMEA once per second: GGA, RMC or GSA


  • Case
    • Size: 4.72” length X 4.07” width X 1.06” height
    • Weight: < 1 pound
    • Mounting: 4 #6 threaded mounting holes on bottom plate
    • Operating Temperature: -30 to +85 degrees C
    • Storage Temperature: -40 to +125 degrees C
    • Humidity: To 95% non-condensing


  • Certifications: RoHS


  • Optional Kit PRG-101C-10K
    • Part number PRG-101C-10K is a kit containing the PRG-101C-10 bundled with 36-inch SMA-SMA cable, 36-inch power cord, and outdoor GPS antenna with 100-foot cable in place of magnetic mount antenna described above.

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