[time-nuts] NTP on steroid (was: a hijacked thread)

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Mon Jan 16 05:51:15 EST 2012


On Sun, 15 Jan 2012 19:24:24 -0800
gary <lists at lazygranch.com> wrote:

> Is it possible these wireless providers are using something like NTP on 
> steroids with a Rb clock rather than GPSDO?

Nope. NTP does not give you enough stability, nor accuracy, nor precision.

The best you can get out of NTP is about 1ms. While UMTS needs something
in the us range for proper working IIRC.

			Attila Kinali

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