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    Re: GPS time for celestial
    From: Richard B. Langley
    Date: 1997 May 24, 08:54 EDT

    On Fri, 23 May 1997, Robert Goley wrote:
    > sentence caught my eye and seems germane:  "The navigation
    > message ... contains coefficients for ionospheric delay models
    > used by C/A receiver and coefficients used to calculate Universal
    > Coordinated Time (UTC)."  From this I'm assuming (!!!!) that "GPS
    > time" is UTC.
    Yes and no.  Most receivers display UTC using the information in the
    message to covert from GPS Time to UTC.  See
    http://tycho.usno.navy.mil/gpstt.html for more info.
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