Re: [LEAPSECS] Introduction of long term scheduling

From: Poul-Henning Kamp <phk_at_PHK.FREEBSD.DK>
Date: Tue, 02 Jan 2007 20:35:22 +0000

In message <>, Tony Fin
ch writes:
>On Tue, 2 Jan 2007, Warner Losh wrote:
>> Curiously, BIH is currently, at least in the document I have, expected
>> to predict what the value of DUT1 is to .1 second at least a month in
>> advance so that frequency standard broadcasts can prepare for changes
>> of this value a month in advance. There's an exception for IERS to
>> step in two weeks in advance if the earth's rotation rate hickups.
>I was amused by the dates in

That's an interesting piece of data in our endless discussions about
how important DUT1 really is...

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