[ntp:questions] Start of new GPS 1024 week epoch

David Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk.invalid
Thu Aug 15 06:14:15 UTC 2013

On 14/08/2013 17:44, Rob wrote:
> How does a "good" receiver know the correct time?  Does it rely on
> local (backed-up) storage, or is there some way of receiving it via
> the almanac?  Or are "good" receivers hardwired as well, only with
> a different valid span?
> I would not be surprised when "good" receivers turn out to have just
> a different moment or mode of failure.

Some receivers have battery backup, in fact all but one of the receiver 
types I use have this.

I have an awful feeling that you are right about the potential for 
failure - it might take 19 years to find out, though!
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