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Re: [gpsd-users] Recommended GPS model for timekeeping?

From: Gary E. Miller
Subject: Re: [gpsd-users] Recommended GPS model for timekeeping?
Date: Fri, 26 Oct 2012 16:00:31 -0700

Yo Sidney!

On Thu, 25 Oct 2012 08:52:06 +0200
Sidney Cadot <address@hidden> wrote:

> First, I'd like to understand if is it true that the most up-to-date
> GPSd documentation resides on the '' adress rather than
> the old Berlios server?

Ignore the  That site is obsolete.

> The Berlios page lists a great number of devices in a big table.
> However, this table isn't available on the CATB server. (Is this
> intentional?)

Nope.  ESR prolly needs to fix taht.

> For my project, I'd love to have a receiver with the following
> properties:
> - preferably, an RS-232 interface with PPS wired on any of the
> interruptable signals;

Since you need 1 milli Second you NEED RS-232.  USB will not do it, unless
you get a prototype USB device.

> - no soldering required (i.e., for rerouting the PPS)

Duct tape works fine too.  Otherwise I know of no off the shelf solution.

> - widely available, easy to buy

Lots of those.

> - not excessive in cost, which precludes top-shelf professional
> equipment;  but I'm not necessarily looking for the absolutely lowest
> possible cost. Anything up to about 100 Euros (about 130 USD) or even
> a bit beyond that would be quite acceptable.

Under USD $60 easy enough.

> If any of you has recommendations for a good receiver with those
> properties I would be thankful if you could share.

I use these:

Works indoors.  Available for USD $60 on Amazon

Gary E. Miller Rellim 109 NW Wilmington Ave., Suite E, Bend, OR 97701
        address@hidden  Tel:+1(541)382-8588

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