[ntp:questions] Meinberg software running under Vista/Windows 2008

unruh unruh at wormhole.physics.ubc.ca
Thu Jul 7 18:58:33 UTC 2011

On 2011-07-07, Chris Albertson <albertson.chris at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 7, 2011 at 12:12 AM, Terje Mathisen <"terje.mathisen at
> tmsw.no"@ntp.org> wrote:
>> Chris Albertson wrote:
>> Using Garmin 18 and SURE for two of those will leave you nearly $900 for the
>> last clock, so that is obviously doable. :-)
>> If you pick up a Motorola Oncore UT+ as the last clock you'll have a proven
>> extremely good reference (15-25 ns RMS offset from true UTC?) and still end
>> up with maybe $800 in your pocket.
> If this is a hobby server running in your house then you can get buy
> with just some bare PCBs on a table.  But these are critical business
If you want to put them into a box to make them look better, go ahead.
That adds an extra $10 to the price. 

> servers so I assume the OP runs a business and needs to follow the
> electrical code and can let an antenna lead go out an open window.

He can just put the antenna in the inside of the window. I have done
this with the sure, and get adequate signals to run the time. 

> The biggest part of the budget wil be the roof mounted antenna.  For

And why is he roof mounting it?

> that you need a mast that is grounded to a ground rod. You need some

Just put it on a plate flat on the roof. Why put it on a mast?

> kind of lightening protection on the antenna lead and then to lead the
> antenna coax in the lab.  Getting just a legal up to code antenna up
> for $300 is a stretch if you hire the work done.    There is a LOT
> more to setting up a GPS in a commercial building then just buying the
> GPS.  It gets expensive quickly once you start placing things on a
> roof and pulling wires between floors
> Chris Albertson
> Redondo Beach, California

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