[LEAPSECS] ITU-R SG7 to consider UTC on October 4

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sat Aug 7 02:35:44 EDT 2010

In message <alpine.LSU.2.00.1008062356390.19097 at hermes-2.csi.cam.ac.uk>, Tony F
inch writes:

>On Fri, 6 Aug 2010, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:


>> For starters, the actual change happend in 1958 when the clock

>> running the free-of-charge "Fr?kken Klokken" telephone service

>> was adjusted to UTC.


>Er, no. 1958 was when TAI started. The predecessor of UTC started in 1961.

Yes, and that is why in 1958 the Telelaboratoriet started "violating"
the danish law from 18xx.


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