[time-nuts] 5370 processor boards available

Bob Camp kb8tq at n1k.org
Wed Oct 8 15:17:21 EDT 2014


Hi

You probably are better off doing time stamping relative to the 5370’s timebase than doing it relative to an external standard. Adding another error into the mix (NTP variability) is not going to help anything. All you really need is a “start of file” time/ date and a number that represents time since start of file. 

Bob

On Oct 8, 2014, at 2:05 PM, John Seamons <jks at jks.com> wrote:

> On Oct 8, 2014, at 6:46 AM, Chuck Harris <cfharris at erols.com> wrote:
> 
>> Can you share with the group any interesting applications this
>> new processor board has enabled?
> 
> I haven't done much of interest beyond the high speed binary-mode-over-Ethernet hack (about 39K meas/sec last time I checked). I'm not even sure how useful that is in a time-nut context.
> 
> There are lots of possibilities though. Adding a timestamp counting mode would be pretty nice assuming you could get NTP on the Beagle working well. There is some code that allows a user application to generate content for the little integrated web server. So creating some plots on the instrument itself would be pretty easy (right now a browser connection shows you the display & LEDs and accepts virtual button pushes).
> 
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