[ntp:questions] NMEA ref.clock better than my ISP's timeserver?

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Thu May 28 07:14:17 UTC 2009

pisteoff at start.no wrote:
> On 27 Mai, 21:43, Terje Mathisen <"terje.mathisen at tmsw.no"> wrote:
> Actually the Garmin 18x LVC is quite expensive here in Norway? Seems
> like it's quite a lot cheaper abroad, but with tax and postage I don't
> think it's any cheaper to order one unit from US or somewhere...

I got mine from Malfix in Oslo, paid about 800 NOKs.

>> If your neighborhood is Oslo, I probably have you beat, with 6-8
>> GPS-quality PPS sources, including 5 Oncore timing receivers, all
>> connected to FreeBSD servers with PPS support. :-)
> I'm on Gjøvik, so until the opposite is proved I still think I have
> got the most accurate clock in the neighborhood :)

OK, you're about an hour or two away then. OTOH my servers are located 
in Oslo, Porsgrunn and Bergen, with fast private (mostly fiber) between 
them. :-)


- <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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