[ntp:questions] Re: GPS Time source offset

Brad Knowles brad at stop.mail-abuse.org
Fri Oct 21 21:25:13 UTC 2005

At 1:54 PM -0700 2005-10-21, DJ wrote:

>  Thanks ! And I thought I could make a cheapie !
>  Having said that, the 300mS diff is constant and I *should* be able to
>  cope with a constant offset using a fudge time1 command - but it seems
>  to have no effect. What am I doing wrong ?

	The Garmin GPS 18LVC is a reasonably inexpensive model, and 
happens to also be reasonably well-designed for time service. 
Unfortunately, most inexpensive GPS units are not.

	You may have been unlucky to get a GPS unit that is not 
well-suited to your desired task.

Brad Knowles, <brad at stop.mail-abuse.org>

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