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    Re: Accurate Watches
    From: Steve Wark
    Date: 2001 Oct 25, 1:31 PM

    But the GPS unit can correct it's time display, see:
    
             http://joe.mehaffey.com/gpstime.htm
    
    Steve Wark
    
    At 11:46 AM 10/25/2001 -0700, you wrote:
    >The last leap second was in 1999.  I think what I remembered was that GPS is
    >NOT
    >corrected for leap seconds, according to this web page:
    >
    >http://tycho.usno.navy.mil/leapsec.html
    >
    >Dan
    >
    >-----Original Message-----
    >From- Navigation Mailing List
    >[mailto:NAVIGATION-L{at}LISTSERV.WEBKAHUNA.COM]On Behalf Of Rodney
    >Myrvaagnes
    >Sent: Wednesday, October 24, 2001 5:33 AM
    >To: NAVIGATION-L{at}LISTSERV.WEBKAHUNA.COM
    >Subject: Re: Accurate Watches
    >
    >
    >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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