[ntp:questions] New Year Firework Launch Synchronization (was Re: NTPD on 64bit Windows)

Heiko Gerstung heiko.gerstung at meinberg.de
Sat Dec 30 10:45:51 UTC 2006


Uwe Klein schrieb:
>> Oh, BTW: Any interesting links on how to launch your firework stuff 
>> exactly at 00:00:00.000 ?
> I  have some tcl scripts that can hit any given second boundary with
> good accuracy ( ~5-10ms) on a linux box.( use it for changing data sinks
> every 30 minutes on the "second" er Hour.
> You will have to take  fuse delay into account.
> Ignition goes by way of a decapitated small light bulb filled with a 
> pinch of black powder.

Sounds good, but the fuse delay measurements can be tricky, I guess. But 
you forgot the mandatory statement:

KIDS! DO NOT TRY THIS AT HOME! :-)

>> Best Regards,
>> Heiko
> uwe, Guten Rutsch

Danke, gleichfalls :-)

Any other suggestions? C'mon!

Best Regards,
Heiko




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