[ntp:questions] Re: gps systems

moorefieldman karlobrien2 at yahoo.com
Sat Oct 18 22:00:04 UTC 2003


"Maarten Wiltink" <maarten at kittensandcats.net> wrote in message news:<3f916dd2$0$58699$e4fe514c at news.xs4all.nl>...
> "moorefieldman" <karlobrien2 at yahoo.com> wrote in message
> news:c7b3dce2.0310180801.24b4f16a at posting.google.com...
> > I am looking to set up an ntp server as part of a fourth year com sci.
> > project. I am however finding that GPS servers are very expensive. I
> > am looking to buy a GPS system to connect to my computer via
> > serial/USB and use my computer as the server running ntp server. Does
> > anybody know of a good place to buy a cheap GPS system to suit my
> > needs?
> 
> Ebay?
> 
> But an NTP server may get time almost as good from Internet servers.
> Any reason why that wouldn't be good enough?
> 
> Groetjes,
> Maarten Wiltink

The NTP server is, I understand, only almost as good as gps. I need
the accuracy of the GPS system. I found a model called the garmin gps
16. Is it possible to link this to the NTP server. Do you know much
about this model



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