[ntp:questions] Re: Using a Radio for setting a PC clock.

David L. Mills mills at udel.edu
Mon Jun 6 03:20:57 UTC 2005


The refclock audio drivers themselves have tender loving care; however, 
I consider the hacked over library audio chip driver a classic example 
of spaghetti code and unmaintainable by me, even though I wrote the 
original code.


Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
> David L. Mills wrote:
>> Richard,
>> Not to speak to your other comments, but the WWV/H driver has been 
>> carefully maintained by me and worked just fine the last time I 
>> looked. In the northeast here, Canadian radio CHU is somewhat more 
>> reliable and there is a driver for that, too. While I still have a 
>> WWVB receiver working at home, I've given up on campus. Too much 
>> radio-frequency interference from uninterruptable power systems in the 
>> near vicinity. Apparently, at least some of them operate at 60 kHz and 
>> overwhelm the WWVB signal.
>> Dave
>> Richard B. Gilbert wrote:
>>> arupkgeorge at coolgoose.com wrote:
> Dave,
> Sorry! I thought I remembered a message from you on the subject but when 
> I checked, all I found was a message from someone else, reporting that 
> you had said that the audio driver was no longer maintainable

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