[ntp:questions] Re: Trimble's Acutime 2000 compared to Arcron MSF

Jonathan Buzzard jonathan at buzzard.org.uk
Sat Sep 13 09:03:22 UTC 2003

In article <de98eac0.0309121148.2e954ed3 at posting.google.com>,
	ryandrk at hotmail.com (Drk Ryan) writes:
> Are there ratings available for different reference clocks performance
> with NTP?
> I am looking at the offset for two stratum-1 servers, one uses
> Trimble's Acutime 2000 and the other an Arcron MSF Receiver.
> The performance is much better with the Trimble receiver. Has anyone
> else experienced this? Or is there a problem with the MSF receiver?

Yep the Arcron MSF receiver is a not very good. You can achieve
*much* better MSF results with some cheap homebrew hardware and
a thousand lines of C.


Jonathan A. Buzzard                 Email: jonathan (at) buzzard.me.uk
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