[ntp:questions] lots of GPS modules and info at SparkFun

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Thu Feb 9 06:34:27 UTC 2012

> Hello all,
> While researching potential GPS modules to experiment with for PPS 
> output, I discovered that SparkFun has quite a lot of modules, some of 
> which have PPS and some of which don't.  You can't necessarily tell from 
> the product page.  You have to check the data sheet.  You can go to 
> their website and search for gps.  This link should also work.  Just 
> thought I'd pass it along.
> http://www.sparkfun.com/search/results?term=gps&what=products
> Here is one unit which does have PPS but it's not obvious from the 
> product page.  There are others as well.
> 12 Channel Copernicus II GPS Receiver - from Trimble - 
> http://www.sparkfun.com/products/10922
> Here are the parts of a pretty cool article referenced on the SparkFun 
> site regarding interfacing to these type of modules.  About 70 pages of 
> info not counting the data logger article.
> http://www.kronosrobotics.com/Projects/GPS.shtml
> http://www.kronosrobotics.com/Projects/GPS1.pdf
> http://www.kronosrobotics.com/Projects/GPS2.pdf
> http://www.kronosrobotics.com/Projects/GPS3.pdf
> http://www.kronosrobotics.com/Projects/GPS4.pdf
> http://www.kronosrobotics.com/Projects/GPSLogger.pdf
> Sincerely,
> Ron

Thanks for the posting.  Yes, those look good, Ron, although for the same 
money you can get a ready-made, full board with puck antenna which works 
nicely with NTP:



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