[time-nuts] GSyncQ GPS Evalution Kits && NTPns

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Apr 25 01:39:18 EDT 2008

In message <4f0fb16b0804242145y19490916o6f736de71ab02ee8 at mail.gmail.com>, "=?ISO-8859-1?Q?Pekka_Niemel=E4?=" writ
>I'm a bit new to this list, but I can't find information on this, but here
>goes anyways:
>I'm getting a Synergy Systems,LLC GSyncQ/T remote GPS receiver, that has a
>nice RS-422 serial connection, what I was thinking about was that this
>system apparently works on an i-Lotus (to whom Motorola sold their Oncore
>business) M12M Timing receiver. I know that PHK's NTPns software works with
>Oncore receivers, so I was thinking that maybe this GSynQ receiver system
>would also be supported by NTPns? Is this the case, or not? How about the
>official NTP software, does it work on them? I'm sorry if refering to NTPns
>is a taboo on this list, I was just wondering...

It works fine with NTPns, but you must make sure you use a RS422 card which
has an extra input so you can get the PPS signal also.

I used a Quatech card and that worked well.

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