[ntp:questions] What is a good, cheap, Linux-supported hardwareclock for a NTP-server? Any recommendations?

Evert Meulie evert at witelcom.com
Mon Oct 25 07:22:10 UTC 2004


Hmm, according to http://www.neol.fr/uk/neoclock/ncarte.htm the French 
DCF77 transmitter should give a better reception in (south) Norway...


Terje Mathisen wrote:
> Folkert van Heusden wrote:
>>> My (public) NTP server current 'leeches' its time from other servers
>>> higher up the tree. I'd like to get my own hardware unit now.
>>> The 2 (affordable) options are DCF77 & GPS, right? Who can recommend
>>> something?
>>> It doesn't really matter to me whether it's a serial or USB unit...
>>> I'm based in Norway.
>> Look at http://ntp.vanheusden.com/ the one from gude performs the best.
> 'based in Norway' is a problem: DCF77 doesn't really work all day here. :-(
> I have a pretty good Meinberg unit, but had to move it to our Brüssels 
> office to make work consistently, even with an outdoor antenna in a 
> _very_ good location.
> Terje

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