[ntp:questions] YEA! My Sure Electronics GPS just arrived.

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Sat Mar 24 13:52:44 UTC 2012

unruh wrote:
> On 2012-03-23, Ron Frazier (NTP)<timekeepingntplist at c3energy.com>  wrote:
>> I have a question for someone with experience with the board.  If I
>> unplug the board, will it retain it's programming, or will it lose it?
>> If it retains it, how long will it keep the data?  If it loses it, how
>> can I prevent that?
> It keeps its programming forever. It keeps its current solution for I
> think about an hour using the onboard capacitor. But it does not take
> very long to aquire a new solution and start delivering the time to far
> higher accuracy than you need (something like a couple of minutes)

Mine does not: After a few hours offline, it reverted to 9600 baud, so 
(just like DT wrote) I use it in 9600 baud mode to avoid this problem.


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

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