[ntp:questions] Re: reasonable price for gps time source (Garmin GPS 17-HVS?)

John Pettitt jpp at cloudview.com
Wed Dec 14 21:38:43 UTC 2005


Chris Richmond - MD6-FDC ~ wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> 
>    Aside from this Garmin unit, are there cheaper alternatives?
> This goes for about $180, has a 30' cable.  More questions:
> Does the receiver need to be outside?  My attic has a clear view
> of the sky (2 story house).  Roof is obviously better.  I don't like
> heights.
> 
> I'm also assuming this is supported by the standard NEMA driver.
> 
> Comments?
> 
> Thx, Chris
> 

The GPS-18 LVC works well (about $80) - it works with the NMEA driver
and has a PPS output- I have mind on about 50' of cable on my roof -
it might work indoors if your roof does not have metallic foil in the
insulation (mine does).


John




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