We thought about that. Problem is, the shack is in the middle of the
first floor of a three story building. We would have to run a line to
the roof for the GPS to work. Huge task.
wrote on 12/9/19 4:30 AM:
> Without internet access you may try USB GPS receiver (less than US$ 10)
> and free software.
> On eBay search for ''VK-172 GMOUSE USB GPS Receiver''
> For software google ''BktTimeSync''.
> For USB GPS receiver you may need GPS antenna.
> Search eBay for ''GPS Antenna Amplifier Receiver Repeater for Android
> Phone Car navigation Tool''
> Martin 9A2JK
> On 9.12.2019. 4:06, Michael WA7SKG wrote:
>> We have a club station that some members want to run FT8 on. There is
>> a laptop there for use, but no Internet access. Of course, the clock
>> is always off. We can use a cellphone for a hotspot to give Internet
>> access, but forcing the clock to sync requires admin privileges. I
>> know the Meinberg and Dimension 4 apps have been mentioned. I'm sure
>> they need admin rights to install, but do they need admin rights to
>> actually run and sync the clock? If one of them will work, we can
>> probably get it installed, then the user can use his smartphone
>> hotspot to keep the laptop on time while they are using it.
>> Michael WA7SKG