[ntp:questions] Re: GPS Time source offset

Bjorn Gabrielsson bg at lysator.liu.se
Sat Oct 22 07:21:16 UTC 2005


brad at stop.mail-abuse.org (Brad Knowles) writes:

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

IF the offset is fairly constant it may very well be a suitable
receiver - for some low accuracy timing applications (like ntp).

--

    Björn




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