Wall Street Journal Article

From: Tom Van Baak <tvb_at_leapsecond.com>
Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2005 13:51:33 -0700

> From: "John Ackermann N8UR"
> To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"

> The front page of today's Wall Street Journal has an article about the
> debate. The headline is "Why the US wants to End the Link Between Time
> and Sun."
> Unfortunately, I don't get the electronic edition so can't cut-and paste.
> From the article, it appears the USNO was the author of the proposal.
> IT's attributed to Dennis D. McCarthy, who was "the Navy's 'Director of
> Time'."
> The first part of the article is mainly about the anti-leapsecond
> arguments, but the latter part points out the opposition. There's a
> quote from Rob Seaman (among others).
> John

I don't get the electronic edition either but see:

They twice mentioned 62 o'clock. The history and
technical details behind capturing that event are at:

Received on Fri Jul 29 2005 - 13:52:57 PDT

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