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    Re: Navigation without Leap Seconds
    From: Frank Reed
    Date: 2008 Apr 23, 22:15 -0400

    Richard Pisko, you wrote:
    "Personally, I would be sorry to hear the double tick disappear from WWV. I
    have a surveying friend down in West Virginia who might rather take crossing
    lines of position than run a traverse or triangulations from a couple of
    distant monuments and build a new tower.  The traditional navigation
    procedure would take multiple sights and tenths of seconds timing to get a
    better fix than the newer consumer grade GPS; but he can still do that in
    theory. "
    
    I'm not sure if you were implying otherwise, but none of this would be
    "un-done" by the elimination of leap seconds. The procedures would have to
    be slightly modified. And that's what I think would be nice for us to work
    out here on the list. What are the exact changes that would take place in
    the various procedures of traditional navigation and position-finding? I am
    very confident that it would all still work, and, for the most part, with
    minimal modification.
    
     -FER
    
    
    
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