Magnavox MX4200 GPS Receiver


Address: 127.127.5.u
Reference ID: GPS
Driver ID: GPS-MX4200
Serial Port: /dev/gpsu; 9600 baud, 8-bits, no parity
Features: ppsclock (required)


This driver supports the Magnavox MX4200 Navigation Receiver adapted to precision timing applications. It requires the ppsclock line discipline or streams module described in the Line Disciplines and Streams Drivers page. It also requires a gadget box and 1-PPS level converter, such as described in the Pulse-per-second (PPS) Signal Interfacing page.

Monitor Data

No filegen clockstats monitor data are produced by this driver.

Fudge Factors

time1 time
Specifies the time offset calibration factor, in seconds and fraction, with default 0.0.

time2 time
Not used by this driver.

stratum number
Specifies the driver stratum, in decimal from 0 to 15, with default 0.

refid string
Specifies the driver reference identifier, an ASCII string from one to four characters, with default GPS.

flag1 0 | 1
Not used by this driver.

flag2 0 | 1
Not used by this driver.

flag3 0 | 1
Not used by this driver.

flag4 0 | 1
Not used by this driver.

David L. Mills (