[ntp:questions] Re: GMT: UT1 vs UTC

fm at nowhere.fr fm at nowhere.fr
Thu Oct 30 17:30:05 UTC 2003

David L. Mills <mills at udel.edu> wrote:
> Terje,

> If we ever had to give back a leapsecond, it would be a disaster. The
> WWV/WWVB timecode has only a single bit to signal leap insertion and no
> way to signal deletion. The GPS timecode has the UTC-GPS offset in
> seconds, but the GPS receivers I have indicate only leap insertion. From
> the ERTS data the rate of increase has flattened out over the past thre
> years, which certainly gives me the willies, but my professional friends
> tell me not to worry about it.


clearly shows this flattening. 

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