[ntp:questions] what happens when sys.peer turns stratum 16?

Hal Murray hal-usenet at ip-64-139-1-69.sjc.megapath.net
Wed Jun 2 08:08:31 UTC 2010


In article <884d589f-378f-4568-a641-003c6bea925e at d12g2000vbr.googlegroups.com>,
 pc <Paul.Croome at softwareag.com> writes:
>The Motorola Oncore UT GPS receiver, which was designed as a precision
>time source, has a T-RAIM (time receiver autonomous integrity
>monitoring)
>feature which, properly configured, switches off the PPS output if
>the receiver loses lock.

But lots of low-cost GPS receivers don't do that.

And there is the "properly configured" constraint.  If you
have a good antenna position you might not notice that you
are still getting a PPS when you don't want it because that
case doesn't get tested often enough to notice any problems.

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