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    GPS vs WWV time.
    From: Robert Block
    Date: 2001 Sep 03, 10:23 AM

    I cannot recall seeing this topic come up, but if it did, please point
    me to the archived discussion.
    
    For our sailing races, we have just changed to a system that relies on
    the so-called "atomic clocks" that are now sold ubiquitously. Such
    clocks, as I understand it, are quartz based and are periodically reset
    by directly "listening" to WWV. What we tell the racers at the skippers
    meeting is: Just use time on your GPS.
    
    The question is whether there is a 1-2 sec discrepancy between WWV (NBS)
    time and that shown on ones GPS receiver.
    
    A couple of us think that we have noted this discrepancy.
    
    What say ye? Any comments including who to contact at WWV in this regard
    will be appreciated.
    
    Robert Block
    S/Y Connemara
    Santa Barbara
    

       
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