[ntp:questions] NTP NMEA driver

Mischanko, Edward T Edward.Mischanko at arcelormittal.com
Fri Feb 15 21:43:46 UTC 2013

You seem to not like Garmin, as you are quick to cut down the brand.
What brand and model GPS do you use and recommend for time synchronization?
I never found firmware updates to be an issue; at least they have continuing
 support for their product.  I'm not real impressed with the manufacturer
 support of the Sure Electronics GPS.


> On 2013-02-15, David Taylor <david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid> wrote:
> > On 14/02/2013 22:00, unruh wrote:
> > []
> >> It was not an issue of stability, but of the notification of which
> >> second.  It was coming out more than one second after the second it is
> >> labeling. Germin was very resistant to correcting this, but after about
> >> a year or two, they finally did correct it with new firmware as David
> >> states below. I apparently left the impression that this was still
> true,
> >> and, as long as you get new stock, it apparently is not true anymore.
> >
> > It's also not true if you take the very simple step of upgrading the
> > firmware on an existing GPS 18x LVC, if it's not already at 3.70.
> It is also not an issue if you do not buy Garmin. But so what? If you
> buy old stock it is an issue. You CAN fix it as you say, but you must
> fix it. It is like saying that if you buy a car whose wheels fall off,
> it is not an issue if you fix it the problem. True, but it IS an issue
> if you have to fix something before it is useable.
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