[ntp:questions] Re: NTP sync on a standalone network (Windows 2k)
David L. Mills
mills at udel.edu
Fri Aug 18 16:01:38 UTC 2006
An EndRun C.ntp CDMA NTP server showed up on my desk one day. It works
anywhere where a CDMA cell phone works. I have in the basement with the
small cell antenna at grade level. Works very well.
If you can borrow a telephone line and modem about once every 36 hours,
the ACTS and USNO drivers perform quite well.
Hal Murray wrote:
> In article <44e4e0a2$0$31030$626a54ce at news.free.fr>,
> "Alexandre Carrausse" <alex_s_p_a_m at carrausse.com> writes:
>>Thanks, the GPS would be an option, but in the very secure site I am working
>>in, I am afraid I will not even be allowed to install an antenna.
> Do cell phones work in your site? There are NTP boxes that get
> their time from the cell phone network.
>>What is the approx cost of such systems?
> Do-it-yourself: Under $100 for a Garmin GPS 18 LVC. You also need
> a PC. Old ones are probably OK.
> You can buy packaged commercial boxes. I haven't checked prices.
> I'd expect several $K.
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