[time-nuts] NIST time services

Brian Lloyd brian at lloyd.com
Sat Mar 22 17:25:27 EDT 2014

On Sat, Mar 22, 2014 at 3:53 PM, Chris Albertson
<albertson.chris at gmail.com>wrote:

> Thanks,  Yes of course "ARM" refers only to "ARM"
> Would you know which other systems include the PRUs?  Is it only in
> the TI products?   It seems like an ideal solution to the problem of
> non-deterministic latency.
> This may not even be required.  There is no point to extreme levels of
> accuracy because the weak link with any NTP server is the Internet.
> NTP's purpose is to transfer time over unreliable data links and these
> links will always be the limiting factor.

NTP running in broadcast mode over a local Gig-E network shouldn't be too
bad. I suspect timing jitter is pretty low.

Brian Lloyd, WB6RQN/J79BPL
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