[ntp:questions] GPS receivers were severely disrupted on 06 Dec 2006

Danny Mayer mayer at ntp.isc.org
Fri Apr 6 12:56:51 UTC 2007


Rick Jones wrote:
> Marc Brett <usenet at fordson.demon.co.uk> wrote:
>> Second, the December 6 event dramatically shows the effect of solar
>> radio bursts is global and instantaneous.
> 
> Instantaneous?  I thought it took at least 8 minutes for something
> happening at the Sun to become "visible" near Earth?
> 
> rick jones

That's light, not solar flares. Those take considerably longer. There's
plenty of time to send out warnings.

Danny



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