[time-nuts] What's all this about violins in the streets?
brooke at pacific.net
Thu Nov 13 03:39:10 UTC 2008
The WWVB clocks typically want to see 2 or 3 minutes go by where the data
packets have date and time incrementing by 1 minute. If you see that then you
have valid data. Hard for interference to mess it up.
But a low battery will cause problems, i.e. the clock may miss steps and get
behind, not sync, etc. I wonder which way Bill's friend's clock was off?
Brian Kirby wrote:
> I figure there is no CRC check for the WWV clocks.
> I had on lose it for about 3 days in the middle of summer, and then it
> picked it back up and has been OK since.
> Maybe local RFI when the clock went to check the signal....
> Brian KD4FM
> Bill Hawkins wrote:
>> My apologies, but I didn't think you'd want to hear about jumps.
>> My good friend, and software genius, was late for a lunch appointment
>> today. The "atomic" alarm clock that he has used for years was 3.3
>> hours behind this morning, but not on any other morning. My WWVB clock
>> was dead on at 4 PM (in MN, where we both are located).
>> Anybody got a story about an "atomic" clock messing up like that?
>> Bill Hawkins
>> "It's five o'clock somewhere ..." Jimmy Buffet
>> time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts at febo.com
>> To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/time-nuts
>> and follow the instructions there.
> time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts at febo.com
> To unsubscribe, go to https://www.febo.com/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/time-nuts
> and follow the instructions there.
More information about the time-nuts