[ntp:questions] Isolated Network Drift Problem

David Woolley david at ex.djwhome.demon.co.uk.invalid
Wed Nov 26 07:37:39 UTC 2008

Unruh wrote:

> No, anticipatory hitting of the return key can get it better than 500ms. I
> would estimate to within 100ms. Mind you if that timezone clock is a

My technique for accurate eyeball and wristwatch setting is to get my 
finger moving over the key in phase lock to the seconds, then move it 
that extra bit on the required second.  I'm not sure about 100ms, but it 
is certainly good to 200ms.  I was using a DCF controlled watch at the time.

> thousand KM away with a number of switches between, it will probably take
> that 1/2 sec to actually display that correct time on your screen. 

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