[time-nuts] Can Lady Heather set PC time directly from a TrimbleThunderbolt?
chris at chriswilson.tv
Fri Aug 4 10:39:15 EDT 2017
on 04/08/2017 15:36 you wrote:
> Answer to second question: For GMT time display set the time zone
> name to GMT with a time zone offset of 0. (TZ keyboard command TZ
> GMT, command line option /tx=GMT).
> First question: Yes Heather can set your system clock (assuming
> the program has access privileges to the change the clock. Check
> out the TS keyboard command or /ts? command line options. The
> clock setting routine is rather rude and crude. It just jams the
> system clock with the receiver time on a once per minute/hour/day
> interval or whenever the receiver and system clocks diverge by more
> the "x" milliseconds. The main purpose of the time set feature is
> for use when you don't have a net connection or NTP available.
> The next version of Lady Heather has the ability to echo the
> receiver data (in either native format or NMEA format) to another serial port / IP address.
> And for radio operations Heather has the ability to display the location in Maidenhead format.
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Thanks to everyone for the replies, so basically would you say that
with a permanent internet connection I should forget using GPS time to
set the PC clock and just use Meinberg or NTP (which is what I am
currently using and seems to work just fine)?
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