[Soekris] Radio receivers for time synchronization?
kudzu at tenebras.com
Tue Apr 22 20:15:40 UTC 2003
David Kelly wrote:
> GPS is the likely solution. Not sure if the remote site will have a
> suitable location for the GPS.
If you don't have a good view of the sky, then PHK's suggestion
is best. He suggested the following combination in case GPS is
feasible (use a consumer unit to see if you can get 4 or 5
if you have more than a few meters between the Soekris and the
antenna, you'll need RS422 instead of RS232
Total solution w/both cards is $450.00 The GSynQ/T is $289.00.
> A WWV receiver is another possibility. But I've not had much luck in
> finding something in my ~$200 price range.
> Hmm. I have a $20 "Atomic Time" LCD clock on my wall. Maybe I need a USB
> camera pointed at it and use OCR to set the system clock. :-)
Rev. Kamp also suggested replacing the xtal on the mobo with an
ovenized xtal, which would make the LOCAL(0) clock pretty good.
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