[LEAPSECS] New time scale name

p at 2038bug.com p at 2038bug.com
Fri Aug 13 07:20:06 EDT 2010

Jonathan E. Hardis writes:


> On Aug 13, 2010, at 5:00 AM, p at 2038bug.com wrote:


>> All this talk of GMT/UTC/Legislature makes me ask how the world

>> currently syncs their time.


> http://www.bipm.org/en/scientific/tai/tai.html


> The best method is Two-Way Satellite Time and Frequency Transfer

> (TWSTFT), utilized by those laboratories with green dots. The others use

> some method of GPS common-view, such as Single Channel (SC) or

> Multi-Channel (MC).


This is not how 100's of millions of computers on the Internet sync their

It is merely how a handful of scientific labs sync their time.


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