[ntp:questions] What is a good, cheap, Linux-supported hardwareclock for a NTP-server? Any recommendations?

Helmut Wollmersdorfer helmut at wollmersdorfer.at
Mon Oct 25 13:45:10 UTC 2004


Terje Mathisen wrote:
> Evert Meulie wrote:

>> Hmm, according to http://www.neol.fr/uk/neoclock/ncarte.htm the French 
>> DCF77 transmitter should give a better reception in (south) Norway...

> Except that this is a 162 instead of 77,5 KHz transmitter, with 2 MW 
> instead of 50 kW transmission power.

> Do you know about any cheap clock receiver for the french signal?

I do not know such a cheap receiver/demodulator for TDF as they exist 
for DCF/MSF (from EUR 10,- upwards). TDF uses an other modulation method 
than DCF/MSF.

See a comparison at
http://www.leunig.de/_en/_pro/radio-controlled-clock/funkuhren_DCF77_TDF.htm

Helmut Wollmersdorfer



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