[ntp:questions] SNTP server + ntpd 4.2.4 client

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Wed Mar 19 16:53:31 UTC 2008

>I've never used the GPS18LVC (I have a Motorola M12+T) but if you know 
>your exact location you only need one satellite to get the time.  There 
>are four equations in four unknowns (lattitude, longitude, elevation, 
>and time).  Not knowing any of these variables, you need four 
>satellites.  Once you know your location a single satellite is 
>sufficient to solve for time.

That works only if you have appropriate software.  The GPS-18 LVC
doesn't have that sort of software.

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