[ntp:questions] Re: Reference clocks questions

Terje Mathisen terje.mathisen at hda.hydro.com
Tue Jul 4 06:42:46 UTC 2006

Julien wrote:
> Jonathan Buzzard a écrit :
>> On Fri, 23 Jun 2006 07:12:29 -0700, Julien wrote:
>> [SNIP]
>>> 2/ can you advise me some middle-range clocks (several hundred euros
>>> max.) working on Linux, as well as pros and cons regarding the
>>> technology (GPS, radio...) ?
>> You don't say where you are in the world. However the NNTP posting IP
>> address suggests France, and you mention Euros.
> You're right, I'm in France, but the servers might be everywhere in the
> world, that's why I can't use a radio receiver as a "general" solution,
> and I'm rather looking at GPS receivers.
In that case the Garmin GPS18LVC (note the suffix, it's important!) is 
almost certainly your best bet:

It works everywhere you can see the sky, it costs less than $100 plus 
about an hour with a soldering iron, using USB for power (I've posted 
about this previously), and the accuracy is in the single us range.


- <Terje.Mathisen at hda.hydro.com>
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