[ntp:questions] Re: Refclocks for the Ultra-Cheap

John Pettitt jpp at cloudview.com
Fri May 6 19:18:36 UTC 2005


Will wrote:
> What are some extremely cheap options for locally attached
> refclocks, preferably under $400 total cost?   I don't need
> extreme accuracy.   Frankly accuracy to one second is sufficient.
> The application is Kerberos.    For various reasons the networks
> internal time server cannot easily use an NTP client, so I really
> prefer to find a locally attached refclock.
> 

A GPS18 LVC can be had for about $85 - which will give you a +/- one
microsecond refclock you can pulg into most ntp hosts.   If you need a
host add a $250 soekris box with freebsd and you're still in your budget.

John



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