[ntp:questions] Re: no more leap seconds?

Villy Kruse vek at station02.ohout.pharmapartners.nl
Wed Aug 10 14:37:45 UTC 2005

On Tue, 09 Aug 2005 19:03:37 +0000,
    David L. Mills <mills at udel.edu> wrote:

> I have noticed a couple of things. The broadcast networks used to start 
> programs one second late after hands-up in order to allow some slack for 
> the affiliates, but it seems they no longer do that. So, everybody 
> should be glued to the tube on the occasion of leap and see if the start 
> of the midnight program is one second early.

Don't need to wait until midnight.  The leap happens at 23:59:60 UTC
time, that is 19:00 EST.


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