[ntp:questions] Re: Time Server with programmable offset

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Tue Feb 21 17:30:50 UTC 2006

Stuart.Cocks at vega.co.uk wrote:
> Hello,
>  I am trying to obtain some information about available Time Servers
> for a hardware configuration with little success and I would appreciate
> any available information.
> We are looking to use a Time Server synchronised to a GPS antenna but
> with a variable offset provided via a programmatical interface from an
> application based around C. We then want to run IRIG-B based outputs
> (12) and NTP outputs from this across the network. I have the following
> questions:
> 1)   Can anyone recommend a Time Server that allows such an offset via
> a suitable programmatical interface.
> 2)   Assuming you can, I assume I would then need some sort of IRIG-B
> switch to enable the required number of outputs. Is this correct ?
> Any help would be much appreciated,
>   Stuart

Why do you want an offset?  What problem are you trying to solve?

I don't know of any such timeservers and I have to wonder why anybody 
would want one!   I mean why go to all the trouble of getting the 
correct time and then munging so it's incorrect?

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