[time-nuts] WWVB Outages?
gbusg at comcast.net
Fri Dec 26 20:29:42 UTC 2008
Thanks Brent for that link! I wasn't aware that NIST had added that feature.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Brent Gordon" <time-nuts at adobe-labs.com>
To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
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Sent: Friday, December 26, 2008 1:19 PM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] WWVB Outages?
Your outage matches what NIST shows:
Tom Van Baak wrote:
> It happens now and then; no big deal. NIST is very good about
> logging these events for us. For recent (and past 7 years) see:
>> Have any of you noticed intermittent WWVB outages lately?
>> I've been having that problem, every once in a while, the past month or
>> more. For example, here in Colorado Springs, the 60 kHz signal
>> sometime this morning before 11:42AM MST, and returned at 12:28PM MST.
>> this happens it kills my routine plot of my GPS-disciplined house
>> against WWVB (that I use for in-house cross-checking / confidence
>> I'm using a Kinemetrics Model 60TF WWVB Frequency Comparator / Receiver,
>> that requires a continuous WWVB signal. (This is unlike the consumer
>> Clocks" that the public use; those kinds of WWVB-locked clocks do *not*
>> require a continuous on-air signal, but rather "flywheel" in between
>> scheduled locks a few times per day, as I understand it?)
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