[time-nuts] Yukon Energy causes time sync problems

Charles P. Steinmetz charles_steinmetz at lavabit.com
Sat Apr 10 18:51:32 UTC 2010

 > In the US, at one time there was a specification that required the average
 > over a (I think 24 hours) to be within three seconds.  It always was when
 > I was growing up in the 60's and 70's.  Now I've seen it get as much as 4
 > seconds (once 5) out.

Today, it is not uncommon where I am (deep in the NE US power grid) 
to see peak errors of +/- 10 or even 20 seconds on synchronous wall 
clocks.  (Which is not necessarily at odds with that average spec.)

Best regards,


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