[ntp:questions] GPS clock for Linux

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Fri Sep 12 00:15:03 UTC 2008


Hal Murray wrote:
>>   I am interested in getting a GPS clock to synchronize our internal
>> test network.  I am curious to hear about relativley cheap and Linux
>> friendly GPS clock. (Less than $100 would be great)
> 
> The Garmin GPS 18 LVC is popular.  "Some assembly required."
> (aka soldering)  No big deal if somebody has a soldering iron
> handy.  There are a couple of links from here:
>   http://support.ntp.org/bin/view/Support/InexpensiveOemGps

You will need a 5VDC power supply and a DB-9 or DB-25 connector that 
will connect to a serial or parallel port.  The serial port DCD line is 
frequently used.  Also some hookup wire, solder, and perhaps other goodies.




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