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    Re: Accurate Watches
    From: Rodney Myrvaagnes
    Date: 2001 Oct 24, 6:33 AM

    Actually tey insert one whenever needed, either at the end of the year or 
    midyear. It is always announced in advance. The first time
    they did it after I got my first gps, around 1990, we went on the roof a 
    little before 1900 EST (2400 GMT) and watched the change,
    toasting the leap second with Champaigne.
    
    
    On Wed, 24 Oct 2001 19:07:48 -0700, Dan Allen wrote:
    
    > A leap second had
    >been
    >inserted!  (They don't insert leap seconds much any more now...)
    >
    
    
    Rodney Myrvaagnes                   J36 Gjo/a
    Contributing Editor           Electronic Products
    Curmudgeonhood achieved June 30
    

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