[CentOS] CentOS SDR Support

Wed Jul 19 19:12:53 UTC 2017
Valeri Galtsev <galtsev at kicp.uchicago.edu>

On Wed, July 19, 2017 1:57 pm, John R Pierce wrote:
> On 7/19/2017 11:41 AM, Chris Olson wrote:
>> Software Defined Radio
> I wouldn't want to use SDR as a simple time source.... SDR uses a /lot/
> of CPU to make up for the lack of radio hardware.  It would make far
> more sense to get a dedicated WWV or GPS reciever to use as a time
> reference, unless you're going to dedicate a server just to be a
> software radio.

I would second that and also would add that SDR adds latency to what gets
on its output, the last grossly depends on system load, and is affected by
system scheduler etc, hence, IMHO SDR is poor device to time
synchronization in general.


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Valeri Galtsev
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Department of Astronomy and Astrophysics
Kavli Institute for Cosmological Physics
University of Chicago
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