[ntp:questions] Do I have a lock to my NMEA GPS?
ralph at pangea.at
Fri Nov 9 18:05:34 UTC 2012
David Woolley <david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid> wrote:
> You have at least a partial lock. Only time will tell if it is going to
> stay locked. Your frequency quality wil not be good and your time
> quality will be worse!
Thanks a lot, I just wanted to be sure. The eTrex sends lots of useless
crap on the NMEA output, the serial converter is probably a bad idea
for more than testing, and I am stress testing my system (Raspberry Pi)
at the moment by playing MP3s and sending stuff over another serial
adapter. So the high jitter is to be expected.
Now I just have to decide between the Adafruit GPS and the Sure
Electronics board. Probably the shipping costs will be most
/ralph -- also thanks to Chuck who mailed me!
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