[ntp:questions] A Suggestion For Abolishing the Leap Second

jlevine jlevine at boulder.nist.gov
Thu Jun 7 14:24:06 UTC 2007


> How do they get it from your clock room to their target without the
> error budget overwhelming these dispersions?

   Two-way satellite time transfer and GPS (code and phase) data
in common-view, where both stations look at the same satellite
(or group of satellites) at the same time and average the data in
the same way.
   Generally, these users have a hydrogen maser or a cesium standard
as their local reference.

Judah Levine
Time and Frequency Division
NIST Boulder

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