[time-nuts] Z3805 vs Z3816/Z3801

Ulrich Bangert df6jb at ulrich-bangert.de
Fri Jun 26 07:35:41 EDT 2009


Hal,

> The HP driver in ntpd sends an occasional ":PTIME:TCODE?\" 
> and expects to get 
> a format 2 response.  I'd have to check the code to be sure 
> of the details.

I am going to use this command myself and will be able to tell within a few
hours whether that works on a Z3805 or not.

Best regards
Ulrich Bangert


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> [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] Im Auftrag von Hal Murray
> Gesendet: Freitag, 26. Juni 2009 10:30
> An: time-nuts at febo.com
> Betreff: Re: [time-nuts] Z3805 vs Z3816/Z3801
> 
> 
> >> d) Anyone know if it works with the Type 26 NTP reference
> >> clock driver ? Anyone actually have it running this way ?
> 
> > The only difference in communication against a Z3801 that I 
> could find 
> > as far comes from the 16 channel receiver: It needs more 
> lines in the 
> > status screen to list all tracked sats. So my guess is that 
> it should 
> > run with any software that does not rely TOO strong on positions on 
> > the status screen.
> 
> The HP driver in ntpd sends an occasional ":PTIME:TCODE?\" 
> and expects to get 
> a format 2 response.  I'd have to check the code to be sure 
> of the details.
> 
> There is an option that I'm not familiar with to log the 
> status screen.  It 
> expects 24x80 characters.  If something similar to a Z3801 
> has a different 
> size screen we should be able to work out something....   
> That's assuming it 
> works without logging the status screen.
> 
> 
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