[LEAPSECS] WP7D document on UTC

Michael Deckers michael.deckers at yahoo.com
Tue Nov 1 15:38:02 EDT 2011

On 2011-11-01 18:31, Steve Allen wrote:

> One of the contributors to futureofutc.org alerted the chairs

> that during our meeting the ITU-R issued a document for WP7D.


> http://www.itu.int/oth/R0A08000009/en


> It has news about UTC, and among other things it indicates the

> response to CACE 539.


> To date, the BR received replies from 16 different Member States

> for the latest survey (out of a total of 192 Member States, 55 of

> which participate in the formation of UTC) - 13 being in favor of

> the change, 3 being contrary.


> apathy?

> not wanting to be the daisy standing tall enough to be lopped off?

The document says that "spectrum utilization" is an important
concern of ITU-R. No wonder they care so much about
the 10..100 nHz band with all that leap second cross talk!

Michael Deckers.

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