[LEAPSECS] 2008-12-31T23:59:60Z

Andrew Novick novick at nist.gov
Wed Dec 24 13:05:22 EST 2008

At 10:58 PM 12/23/2008, Steve Allen wrote:

>In short, we took no precautions at the end of 2005, and we will take

>none this year. I expect to be sitting with my girls listening to

>WWV and WWVH.

For the leap second on WWV/WWVH you will "hear" two omitted ticks instead
of one at the 59th/60th seconds. Feel free to check out www.time.gov for
the leap second also - it should show the 23:59:60.

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