[lug] Time sync w/GPS or radio

Vince Dean vdean at ucar.edu
Thu May 8 10:37:06 MDT 2008

I believe it is possible to use the GPS daemon (gpsd) to 
provide time information to the Network Time Protocol 
daemon (ntpd).

See the web site for "gpsd--a GPS service daemon":


See, in particular, the man page for gpsd, in the section 
titled "USE WITH NTP":



Gary Hodges wrote:
> I'd like to set up a solution where I keep time set on a single linux 
> box with either GPS or the NIST radio signal.  I've found a company in 
> the UK that sells what I'm after, but I'm curious if anyone knows of a 
> U.S. based vendor?

Vince Dean
SIPS Operations Manager - Center for Limb Atmospheric Sounding
HIRDLS Program
University of Colorado at Boulder
3450 Mitchell Lane, Bldg. FL-0
Boulder, CO 80301
Phone: (303) 497-8077

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