[ntp:questions] NMEA ref.clock better than my ISP's timeserver?

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.not-this-part.nor-this.co.uk.invalid
Fri Jun 12 18:37:26 UTC 2009

David Lord wrote:
> ADSL is pretty bad for ntp from my experience and faster means
> worse.

I've used cable, and that's not been too bad.

> So yes, OTT and as mentioned before it's more important to
> have  servers in sync than be spot on UTC and if I could get MSF
> or DCF reliably that would be ok. I already know ground floor has
> embedded steel mesh and suspect this may be case for some walls.
> GPS gives much more than I need for ntp but I was also after a
> good frequency reference and the gps with 10kHz out seem to be
> no longer available.
> David

I've seen some circuits around for syncing a 10MHz oscillator to a PPS 
signal, so yes, it would be good to have a frequency reference out of this 
as well!


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