[ntp:questions] NTP for iPhone

casebash walkraft at gmail.com
Wed Feb 17 04:32:10 UTC 2010

Unfortunately, I can't access the GPS.

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> casebash wrote:
> > Yes, the the phone can sync with the phone towers.
> >  However, I do want to try to support iPod touch if
> >  possible and from my what I've seen / what I've heard
> >  the phone towers are only accurate to within a few
> >  seconds and not always reliable.
> (Shrug)
>  CDMA is used as a source for some Stratum One servers.  e.g.
> <http://psp2.ntp.org/bin/view/Servers/ServersSynchronizedByCDMA>
> There have been at least three iPhone / IPod Touch apps
>  that claim use NTP: Emerald, Clockulous, wickedpsyched
> The iPhone has GPS, it could be used as a time source?
> GSM NITZ is apparently supported by AT&T, Cingular, T-Mobile;
>  However, it seems service provider support in the rest of
>   the world is lacking?
> I've seen reports of people running openNTPd on iPhones
>  (after JailBreaking them).
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