[ntp:hackers] accuracy reduction, was Re: goes time end-of-life, was (...)

Paul Vixie paul at vix.com
Thu Dec 16 20:46:09 PST 2004


> Digging a bit further, it seems that the time signal out of GOES
> will not be eliminated, but the accuracy will degrade to the 
> millisecond regime, according to this url:
> 
> http://noaasis.noaa.gov/NOAASIS/ml/nisttime.html
> 
> I've a WWVB clock that seems to swing in the units of milliseconds,
> so GOES, even degraded, seems comparable.
> 
> GOES is dead, long live goes?

all fine, then.  old-clepsydra's kinemetrics/truetime GOES clock,
which ran on clock.isc.org for a few years, only understands the
~2ms signal.  



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