[LEAPSECS] Ghosts of Leap-seconds past and future

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Dec 28 14:11:23 EST 2010

In message <4D1A3358.8070409 at bsdimp.com>, Warner Losh writes:

>Is the DUT1 broadcast a vestige of the past, or is it actively used?

I belive that the British 60kHz "Rugby" transmitter regularly have
been transmitting out-of-date DUT1 values due to sloppy procedures.

That would indicate that it is not a very important part of their data.

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