[LEAPSECS] DCF 77
magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Fri Dec 24 06:01:14 EST 2010
On 12/24/2010 11:50 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> 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"
In that case keeping shut until having the data needed should not be so
much of a drama. If you need faster than that, then use another system
or build a routine to power it up every three months with a receiver.
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