[ntp:questions] best gps receiver for time synchronization

Uwe Klein uwe_klein_habertwedt at t-online.de
Wed Mar 11 09:55:18 UTC 2009

Martin Burnicki wrote:

> Also, PPS pulses must not necessarily be used only as PPS signals for
> computers. We have also applications where just a piece of hardware is
> synchronized by a PPS signal, in which case 1 microsecond *is* relevant.

My original solution for "timely" data aquisition from a spectrometer
(10ms Xtal controlled frames) was to log the TTL signal from a COTS DCF77 receiver
and the 1ms uptimecounter from the system into each frame.
This was easy, cheap and without hassle ;-)


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