[ntp:questions] best gps receiver for time synchronization
davehart at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 15:56:14 UTC 2009
On Mar 10, 3:44 pm, "Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilber... at comcast.net>
> You might want to take a look at the work of Poul-Henning Kamp (PHK).
> He used Soekris 4501 single board computers together with a GPS receiver
> to make a highly accurate clock. This was long enough ago that most of
> the hardware he used is no longer available new but it might give you
> some ideas.
Seconded. FreeBSD will give you better timekeeping than Windows. If
the difference between a few microseconds and a few hundred
microseconds is no problem, my recent Windows releases are fine. But
if you're dedicating a small PC to the task, care about those
fractions of a millisecond, and can manage FreeBSD, it's the gold
standard for NTP.
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