[ntp:questions] best gps receiver for time synchronization

Unruh unruh-spam at physics.ubc.ca
Mon Mar 9 21:48:37 UTC 2009


Augustine <evandro at mailinator.com> writes:

>On Mar 9, 4:23=A0pm, "Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilber... at comcast.net>
>wrote:
>>
>> Just about any GPS timing receiver is accurate to within about 50
>> nanoseconds using the PPS signal. =A0

>Just wondering, does one need to consider the delay that the signal
>takes to reach the receiver from the satellite?

No. That is what GPS does for you. It determines your postion, then uses
that to determine the time delay from the sattelite to your receiver. 




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