[ntp:questions] Tobit LAN!Time DCF77 receiver not working

David Lord snews at lordynet.org
Thu Dec 24 00:20:11 UTC 2009


Marc-Andre Alpers wrote:
> Es schrieb Dave Hart:
> 
> On my search i have found this:
> http://www.buzzard.me.uk/jonathan/radioclock.html
> 
> I installed the programm and start the test mode. After a few seconds this
> output scrolls over my screen:
> 
> lanserver:~# radioclkd -t ttyS0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   2    4    490096   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   3    5    794094   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   4    5    805523   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   4    3    879915   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   4    3    880329   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   5    5    805992   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   5    3    880654   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   5    3    881583   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   5    3    879032   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   5    3    880905   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   6    5    803103   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   6    3    885579   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   6    3    881039   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   7    5    808076   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   7    3    884093   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   7    3    882836   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   8    5    807985   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   8    3    883080   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   8    3    882115   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   8    3    884173   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   8    3    882561   DSR:   1    0         0
> DCD:   1    0         0   CTS:   8    3    879534   DSR:   1    0         0
> ^Cradioclkd: Exiting...
> lanserver:~#
> 
> But i don't know is this a good sign? 
> 
> If everybody knows an other programm for testing Radioclocks on Linux?
> 
> MfG Marc-Andre

I can't remember if I tried radioclkd before using radioclkd2.

With radioclkd2 it needs 2 - 3 minutes before getting into
sync, there being status displayed at each minute. I'm not
sure if WWVB mode works but you may see failure to decode
that before it finds DCF.

David




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