[ntp:questions] Isolated Network Drift Problem

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Wed Nov 26 01:52:30 UTC 2008

>>> In article <9omdnQ9dwMwWPLHUnZ2dnUVZ_hKdnZ2d at giganews.com>, "Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> writes:

Richard> The most important thing to do or attempt is to get a primary
Richard> source of time.  This can be an atomic clock (extremely expensive,
Richard> extremely stable, extremely accurate), or something directly
Richard> connected to an atomic clock.  ...

Richard> I can tell you from experience that a GPS receiver will give you
Richard> rock solid time and that clients will synchronize easily with it.
Richard> So will an atomic clock but that costs $50,000 or $100,000 more
Richard> than the GPS receiver!

http://www.thinksrs.com/products/PRS10.htm could get you pretty close for
not too much money, though.
Harlan Stenn <stenn at ntp.org>
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