[ntp:questions] NTP NMEA driver

Rob nomail at example.com
Mon Feb 11 08:28:44 UTC 2013

unruh <unruh at invalid.ca> wrote:
> Please put carriage returns into your posts. These run on sentences can
> be very hard to read. 

Please get a decent newsreader instead of picking on posting format.

> Secondly, many messages provide time informations. Why do you pick out
> one of the bunch? And No other messages do not provide the time of a
> position fix, they mark the time of the nearest second that has already
> occured.  None of the NMEA sentences mark the time of PPS pulse because
> they all occur long long after that pulse ( on the microsecond scale). 

You are obviously wrong here.  The messages that provide position data
do not include the current time, they include the "time of fix".
You are at the mercy of the receiver outputting the message shortly
after the calculation of the fix.  The OP was right.

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