[LEAPSECS] Ghosts of Leap-seconds past and future

Tim Shepard shep at alum.mit.edu
Tue Dec 28 13:44:23 EST 2010

> Do practical systems get DUT1 from time broadcasts or from files downloaded from the Internet?


> Tony.

Most all practical systems today do neither, because DUT1 is known to
be less than plus or minus one second, and very few systems need to
know what DUT1 is to any accuracy better than that.

-Tim Shepard
shep at alum.mit.edu

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