[ntp:questions] Re: local DCF-clock not connected to RxD

Reinhold reinhold at bachrain.de
Wed Jul 5 17:01:12 UTC 2006

Hello Martin,

> If I remember correctly we have already discussed this on the phone, and you
> are using a RS-232-to-USB converter.

yes, we do

> While this may work with a device which transmits an ASCII string (in spite
> of the jitter introduced by the USB bus) I doubt NTP's RAW_DCF driver would
> at all be able to decode the raw DCF77 time marks properly after they have
> been transferred via USB.

I have to try this because we want to discuss all possibilities. The
jitter is no problem for our needs, if NTP accept this source


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