[ntp:hackers] Re: NTP and leap-seconds

Tim Shoppa shoppa at trailing-edge.com
Wed Jul 5 01:26:28 UTC 2006


"todd glassey" <todd.glassey at worldnet.att.net> wrote:
> I know and I see them as they are published - I also track NavStar and the
> JPO's operations. My point is that we need a Federal Authority beyond the
> IERS to do this and since its inline with the NIST Charter seems to me this
> is a NIST T&F job... As the US Government's Master "Civilian Time Keepers".

NIST already distributes leapsecond (and DUT1) information in
the WWV and WWVB timestreams. And I assume ACTS too, but don't
actually listen to it ticking :-). Did you mean something different?

Tim.


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