Steve Allen sla at ucolick.org
Sat Aug 28 11:37:24 EDT 2010

On Sat 2010-08-28T10:09:19 -0400, Jonathan E. Hardis hath writ:

> On Aug 27, 2010, at 12:49 PM, Steve Allen wrote:

> >At the open meeting of US SG7 last week the participants responded

> >that GPS time was a "pseudo time scale".


> Since you opened with this statement some might read it as having

> significance to this discussion. It does not, really.

For the 2007 meeting of SG7 the US SG7 responded to the calls for an
internationally recognized uniform broadcast time scale by
contributing a document that suggested the ITU-R endorse GPS time as a
recommended time scale. The BIPM objected strongly to that -- at the
same time their contribution to WP7A suggested that TAI might be

I find this combination of actions sufficiently odd to mention.

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