[ntp:questions] .1 Microsecond Synchronization

Terje Mathisen "terje.mathisen at tmsw.no" at ntp.org
Sat Jun 6 18:26:43 UTC 2009

Unruh wrote:
> Terje Mathisen <"terje.mathisen at tmsw.no"> writes:
>> During the last 5 years or so, my GSM phones have started to work in 
>> pretty much all of those locations. :-)
> You were lucky that you bought a tri or quad band phone, or it would not have
> worked in the USA.

There was no luck involved whatsoever: Since 2001 when I got my first 
tri-band phone the ability to work in the US has been an absolute 
requirement. Since last spring I've used a Nokia N95 8GB which is pretty 

> While the rest of the world settled on one Frequency standard, the USA chose another
> incompatible one.

Sure did. :-(

- <Terje.Mathisen at tmsw.no>
"almost all programming can be viewed as an exercise in caching"

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