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    Re: Radio Clock or Internet GMT - which should I believe?
    From: Michael Dorl
    Date: 2012 Mar 04, 10:58 -0600

    On 3/4/2012 10:09 AM, Lu Abel wrote:
    > I read through the link you supplied and the only Internet services I
    > could find mentioned was NTP which, as a previous poster mentioned, is
    > a computer-to-computer protocol.
    
    Admittedly I haven''t been following this discussion closely but here my
    2 cents worth anyway.
    
    NTP is a protocol for synchronizing computer clocks between NTP servers
    OR for a client to retrieve time from a a NTP server.  Presumably my
    Windows computer is such a client.  The server can be specified by
    double clicking the date in your system tray under the "Internet Time"
    tab in the resulting dialog.
    
    The site http://www.ntp.org/ tells a bit about this and has a plethora
    of links including some to the RFCs defining NTP.  RFC stand for Request
    For Comment although we used to joke that it meant Request For Compliance.
    
    
    
    
    

       
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