[ntp:questions] LOCL clock reachability not 377?

Martin Burnicki martin.burnicki at meinberg.de
Thu Jul 31 14:32:04 UTC 2014


Rob wrote:
> Unfortunately it is very customary for PPS devices to always send their
> pulses even when they are not locked.  This may make some sense when
> lock is lost after it had been available, and the device continues to
> free run with some accuracy.  However, it is also done when the device
> coldstarts and the PPS makes no sense at all.
> So separate status information certainly is required.  But not in the
> kludgy way it is provided now.

I agree. Please see my reply to Miroslav.

Martin
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