Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Dec 24 05:50:33 EST 2010

In message <4D14777E.8000904 at rubidium.dyndns.org>, Magnus Danielson writes:

>> The cached information isn't very useful when the GPS receiver has been

>> off for a while. Coming up on a cold-spare GPS receiver requires that

>> you wait.


>True, but considering that the IERS announcement comes out over 5 months

>in advance and that the GPS operations fairly quickly enters it into the

>system, you can with some good certainty know if you may have missed it

>and is affected.

I think you should read "off for a while" as "the 10 years it sat on
a shelf as a spare part"

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