[ntp:questions] time delta between clients

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.neither-this-bit.nor-this-bit.co.uk
Wed Feb 20 06:53:51 UTC 2008


Rick Jones wrote:
> Rick Jones <rick.jones2 at hp.com> wrote:
>> I suppose I could also try to see if I can get the powers that be to
>> spring for a GPS18 and see if I can indeed get signal in the machine
>> room(s) of interest.
>
> Before I did that I borrowed a hand-held GPS receiver (Magellan
> "Crossover" IIRC) from someone.  Admittedly it will not be a match for
> the GPS18, and may have a "weaker" receiver.  But given that _all_
> signal went poof when I entered the building, I suspect the GPS18,
> unless it is much more sensitive, would have lost all signal too :(
>
> rick jones

Rick,

The GPS18 is not a very sensitive receiver - nothing like as good as the 
more recent SiRFstarIII receivers (e.g. Garmin GPSmap 60CSx).  It does 
need an outdoor location, or one with little RF attenuation.

Cheers,
David 





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