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    Re: Problem with Time-Server from NIST
    From: Richard B. Langley
    Date: 2011 Apr 8, 10:56 -0300

    A couple of corrections:
    1) There is no time scale called UTC1. It is just UTC, although there
    are different national versions, such as UTC(USNO).
    2) Although there have been discussions about terminating leap
    seconds, the final decision has not yet been made and, if it should be
    made, it will not go into effect for some years.
    -- Richard Langley
    
    On 8-Apr-11, at 10:43 AM, Fred Hebard wrote:
    
    > Leap seconds are no longer being applied to UTC1.  That may be a
    > factor here.
    >
    > Fred
    >
    > On Apr 8, 2011, at 8:58 AM, Apache Runner wrote:
    >
    >> I'll have to test this out.   One question is the delay associated
    >> with the 'ping' of a round trip between your computer and the
    >> server.    I'm wondering if the 'ping' isn't taken out improperly?
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >> On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 4:17 AM, Marcel Tschudin > > wrote:
    >> Why is the Web-interface at http://nist.time.gov/timezone.cgi?UTC/s/0/java
    >>  (set to UTC) 2 secands fast (within 0.4s) caompared to the
    >> computer clock after synchronising it at time.nist.gov ?
    >> Synchronising the computer clock at an other time-server results in
    >> the same difference. Can you also notice this difference of 2s? Is
    >> there an explanation for it, or is the Web-interface showing a
    >> wrong time?
    >>
    >> Marcel
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >>
    >
    >
    >
    >
    
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