[ntp:questions] Re: reasonable price for gps time source (Garmin GPS 17-HVS?)
jpp at cloudview.com
Thu Dec 15 16:25:47 UTC 2005
Hal Murray wrote:
>>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).
> Mine is indoors. It mostly works but fades out occasionally.
> It works a lot better up high. I haven't moved it around much
> to find the best location.
> Looks like about 5% of the samples are bad. I think rain/clouds
> interfere but I don't have any data to back that up. (I think
> I have the raw data. Might be fun to graph it and see if it
> correlates with the weather.)
Mine was fading out every time it rained but I found that it was
sitting in a puddle on the roof! They don't work underwater. Once I
moved it the problem went away :-)
More information about the questions