[ntp:questions] About use of PPS in NTP sync

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.org
Wed Sep 3 04:16:19 UTC 2014


"Charles Elliott" writes:
> It is possible to distribute more accurate and stable time using a local GPS
> device, either home built (e.g.,
> http://www.satsignal.eu/raspberry-pi/index.html) or purchased (e.g.,
> http://www.meinberg-usa.com/products/network-time-server.htm), but the
> original cost is greater and/or can take a long time to get working
> satisfactorily.  

Yes.  There are many types of GPS pucks (for example) that will do well,
especially if you can get a PPS signal out of it.

H


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