[ntp:questions] Re: NTP sync on a standalone network (Windows 2k)

Brian Garrett mgy1912 at cox.net
Sat Aug 19 05:57:43 UTC 2006

"Richard B. Gilbert" <rgilbert88 at comcast.net> wrote in message
news:ioOdnSafmsPzzXvZnZ2dnUVZ_tSdnZ2d at comcast.com...
>>[snipped for HER pleasure]
> If you are not allowed ANY external reference, I suppose it's the best
> you can do.  Your cell phone has time that is correct to within a few
> microseconds.  Of course it probably only displays hours and minutes but
> the rollover of the minute should be within microseconds.   From that
> you can probably set your watch within a second or so if you have good
> reflexes.
Assuming, of course, that he's on a CDMA network.  GSM networks don't care
what a particular second of time is labeled, so long as it's sliced
correctly.  Around these parts, Cingular time is 16 seconds slow.

Brian Garrett

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