[ntp:questions] Do I have a lock to my NMEA GPS?
david at ex.djwhome.demon.invalid
Fri Nov 9 17:50:10 UTC 2012
Ralph Aichinger wrote:
> Is this OK for a consumer NMEA GPS without PPS (eTrex) and on a
> jittery USB to serial converter at 4800 Baud?
> ntpq> peers
> remote refid st t when poll reach delay offset jitter
> *GPS_NMEA(0) .GPS. 0 l 10 64 377 0.000 -87.300 113.691
> I don't want to keep time with this, just check if the hardware works.
> The asterisk in front says I am locked, and hardware is working, does it?
You have at least a partial lock. Only time will tell if it is going to
stay locked. Your frequency quality wil not be good and your time
quality will be worse!
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