[ntp:questions] Re: Errors with NMEA refclock
jpp at cloudview.com
Sun Jan 29 22:48:18 UTC 2006
Harlan Stenn wrote:
>>>> In article <43DD34D3.8000600 at ntp.isc.org>, mayer at ntp.isc.org (Danny Mayer) writes:
> Niall> as far as I can tell only 4800 is supported with the default driver
> Danny> If there's something wrong with the baud rates lets get it fixed. We
> Danny> just have to know what's wrong.
> There's a reason it's set to 4800. I don't know what the reason is, but
> there is a reason.
> John Hay is the NMEA refclock maintainer. Perhaps he knows.
4800 is part of the NMEA standard - while you can change it on most devices they all ship set to
that speed and if you use them as intended (on boats) having all NMEA devices (plotter, GPS, win
instruments etc) the default lets them play well with others.
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