Welcome to the NavList Message Boards.

NavList:

A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding

Compose Your Message

Message:αβγ
Message:abc
Add Images & Files
    or...
       
    Reply
    Re: NIST website time accuracy
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2010 Aug 05, 00:41 +0200

    I also have a small program on my computer called NISTIME 32 that resets
    my computer clock by getting the time form NIST.and it runs one or two
    seconds slow compared to the NIST website. It also gives you a the
    "approx. network delay" which it says right now is 62496 microseconds
    but it does change.
    
    Any ideas?
    
    gl
    
    
    Gary LaPook wrote:
    >
    > Now this is interesting. If you go to the Navy celestial navigation
    > website:
    >
    > http://www.usno.navy.mil/USNO/astronomical-applications/data-services/cel-nav-data
    >
    >
    > it displays the time from the USNO master clock. If you also have open
    > the NIST site you can compare the two times. When you first go the the
    > Navy site the two times are in agreement but after a short while the
    > USNO master clock time runs slow, it is 39 seconds slow right now on
    > my computer. If I refresh the Navy site the time is again in
    > synchronization.
    >
    > Curiouser and curiouser.
    >
    > gl
    > ----------------------------------------------------------------
    > NavList message boards and member settings: www.fer3.com/NavList
    > Members may optionally receive posts by email.
    > To cancel email delivery, send a message to NoMail[at]fer3.com
    > ----------------------------------------------------------------
    >
    
    
    

       
    Reply
    Browse Files

    Drop Files

    NavList

    What is NavList?

    Join NavList

    Name:
    (please, no nicknames or handles)
    Email:
    Do you want to receive all group messages by email?
    Yes No

    You can also join by posting. Your first on-topic post automatically makes you a member.

    Posting Code

    Enter the email address associated with your NavList messages. Your posting code will be emailed to you immediately.
    Email:

    Email Settings

    Posting Code:

    Custom Index

    Subject:
    Author:
    Start date: (yyyymm dd)
    End date: (yyyymm dd)

    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site