[time] GPS or CDMA Time servers

John Pettitt jpp
Tue Apr 1 20:14:09 UTC 2008

brandon at blwest.com wrote:
> Greetings,
> I recently discovered the NTP pool and promptly added my Debian box to the
> pool. I have one fairly simple question that will most likely result in a
> not so simple answer.
> Are there any affordable GPS/CDMA time servers that are affordable yet not
> completely home brew?
> I contacted Meinberg and received a quote for a LANTIME/M300/GPS.
> Unfortunately, this unit is WAY out of my price range. Any ideas would be
> appreciated. I've searched the web for quite awhile and most solutions
> seem to be corporate in nature. Doesn't anyone make a USB or Serial
> receiver that you can integrate with ntpd in Linux?
> Thanks,
> Brandon West
If your box has a serial port  (not a USB one) and you can run a cable 
outside for the antenna an $80 Garmin GPS 18 LVC will do the trick - 
it's really easy to set up.  


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