[ntp:questions] UTC Time from NMEA receiver one second behind DCF?

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Wed Aug 13 21:25:31 UTC 2008

hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net (Hal Murray) writes:

>>> It looks like a weekly pattern.  It will be interesting to see what
>>> happens during the next week.
>>Yes, that fits my observations well, including the weekly pattern...so far.
>>I suppose you don't know of any workaround for ntp purposes?

>If it really is a weekly pattern, then it should be possible to
>hack the NMEA driver to "fix" the problem.  I doubt if anybody is
>likely to do it.

A much better fix is to throw away that receiver and get a non-broken one.
for timing purposes a gps receiver that decides on its own to report the
wrong time is not worth fixing. Your time is worth more than that. 

>These are my opinions, not necessarily my employer's.  I hate spam.

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