[ntp:questions] Slow convergence of NTP with GPS/PPS

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Sat Oct 25 09:51:29 UTC 2008

Unruh wrote:

> Of course not ( and the GPS18 only gives 1us accuracy anyway) but the OP
> wanted accuracy to 1ms, which is trivial for both the computer and the gps.
I think there have been reports that the 1 microsecond is actually a 
conservative figure.

Also, especially for a relatively basic device, like that, I doubt that 
it will indicate the time to be valid before it has accurate ephemeris 
data (and, in that case, a 2D position).

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