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    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?
    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
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