[time-nuts] more of a time distribution question

Bob Camp kb8tq at n1k.org
Fri Mar 31 14:45:38 EDT 2017


Hi

The 8736 is a very nice part. I think some sort of group buy would be a good idea. 

Bob

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> On Mar 31, 2017, at 12:14 PM, Bob Darlington <rdarlington at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> I guess it's time for me to finish up that NTP cape for the BeagleBone.
> I'm using a Furuno GT-8736 ( http://www.furuno.com/en/
> products/gnss-module/GT-8736 )
> 
> I built up a prototype about two years ago but... got married very shortly
> after that and haven't played with it since.
> 
> Is there any interest in something like this?   As with past group buys, I
> never charge a penny of profit and sell at cost.   I want to say the brand
> new GT-8736 boards are $26 a pop (my cost) from the vendor.
> 
> Is there a better board from Furuno for timing applications?
> 
> -Bob
> N3XKB
> 
> On Fri, Mar 31, 2017 at 1:03 AM, David J Taylor <
> david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
> 
>> From: Hal Murray
>> 
>> That should work.  I haven't found a GPS with PPS for the beaglebone.  What
>> level of accuracy do you want?  If you only need 100 ms or so, then a
>> normal
>> junk GPS (no PPS) on USB should work.
>> ==========================
>> 
>> This works with the BeagleBone:
>> 
>> https://www.adafruit.com/product/746
>> 
>> Cheers,
>> David
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