[ntp:questions] GPS clock for Linux

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Fri Sep 12 13:35:21 UTC 2008

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

>>   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 don't want the GPS 18 USB version.

You also do not want the GPS 18 PC serial port version either. Neither has
a PPS ( pulse per second) output.

>  There are a lot of low cost USB GPS gizmos that use the
>SiRF Star III.  They suck for timekeeping.

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

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