[ntp:questions] help with setting up NTP on windows with a USB GPS

unruh unruh at wormhole.physics.ubc.ca
Tue Jan 12 02:47:35 UTC 2010

On 2009-11-30, RedGrittyBrick <RedGrittyBrick at spamweary.invalid> wrote:
> David J Taylor wrote:
>> "jack" <> wrote in message 
>> news:484bcf3e-dde5-4978-966d-5637918c913f at l35g2000vba.googlegroups.com...
>>> David,
>>> Would you mind looking up the model number of the Sitecom serial to
>>> USB converter that has the DCD line? I am very interested in a
>>> solution like that.
>>> Jack
>> Jack, the convertor I had was Sitecom DK01 USB dock from 2002.  It's no 
>> longer available new.
> Internal serial cards seem like an inexpensive way to add a serial port 
> for a GPS connection - do people use them for NTP?

That is fine if your system is a desktop which can take internal cards 
 But laptops for example do not.

> e.g.
> StarTech.com 1 port Native PCI Express RS232 Serial Adapter Card with 
> 16550 UART - Serial adapter - PCI Express x1 - RS-232
> Manufacturer Part : PEX1S552
> Dell Part : A2309415

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