[Linux-ham] WWV based NTP server

Kevin Otte nivex at nivex.net
Sat Nov 27 16:56:28 EST 2004

Recently I have been pondering NTP reference clocks (yes, I ponder odd
things).  While doing some reading, I found out that the ntpd that ships
with most modern distros has a module to decode WWV.  The docs claim some
astonishing accuracy.

Materials needed:
- A linux box with a sound card
- A shortwave receiver that can hear WWV

If anyone else out there is interested in constructing such a beast, let me

Why do this?  Why not?! :)

The nitty gritty:

Kevin Otte, N8VNR
nivex at nivex.net


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