[time-nuts] wifi with time sync

Bob Camp kb8tq at n1k.org
Sat Jan 14 18:32:02 EST 2017


> On Jan 14, 2017, at 5:29 PM, Scott Stobbe <scott.j.stobbe at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't think wifi is ever going to be a real-time system, as it shares the
> ether with all other ISM devices. That said even 1 ms of variation is still
> 4 orders of magnitude greater than the actual time of flight.
> The precision time aspect will most certainly be done in hardware, even if
> it's just as simple as a timestamp of receiving the beacon frame.

My concern *is* that it’s going to be like 1588 in that respect. Off we all have 
to buy new time stamping hardware. Until that’s all up and running 
you don’t get the new timing stuff. Based on what I see, there’s not a lot
of hope for it otherwise. 


> On Sat, Jan 14, 2017 at 3:35 PM, Bob Camp <kb8tq at n1k.org> wrote:
>> Hi

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