[ntp:questions] PC DCF-77 signal emulation?

Rob van der Putten rob at sput.nl
Wed Sep 9 07:55:24 UTC 2009

Hi there

Pete Ashdown wrote:

> I've bought a number of clocks from Germany that use DCF-77 for time
> set/synchronization.  Needless to say, here in the states I can't use DCF-77.
> I have see a number of GPS -> DCF-77 converters, but since I have a GPS synced
> NTP server, I'd rather just pull time from the client Linux box next to my
> desk.  Does anyone have or know of a USB or serial device that can output a
> DCF-77 signal to a number of clocks (4)?

You could send a series of pulses from a serial port to the clocks.

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