[ntp:questions] Does the EU or European country have an equivalent of http://www.usno.navy.mil ?

Richard B. Gilbert rgilbert88 at comcast.net
Tue Oct 7 17:47:46 UTC 2008


Gretchen Baxter wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am doing research for my employer around time synchronization.
> 
> I have found a lot of good information at http://www.usno.navy.mil
> 
> But does the EU or other European countries have a similar source?
> 
> As a European company, my employer would prefer not to base too much of its
> research around a US Military source, irrelevant how reliable it is.
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> Gretchen

Most countries have a "National Standards Laboratory" and most operate 
an atomic clock to provide a time and frequency standard.  Great Britain 
(MSF), Deutchland, and France (Bureau International des Poids et 
Mesures) all provide radio broadcasts of time signals.

GPS is available everywhere!




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