[time-nuts] Primary Standards...

Mike S mikes at flatsurface.com
Wed Feb 24 12:14:12 UTC 2010

At 07:46 PM 2/23/2010, Rick Karlquist wrote...

>The TAI is a weighted average to improve short term stability and
>to average out random frequency errors.

IOW, there is a variance from clock to clock. So, if there are 80 
different clocks, are there 80 different seconds, or 80 imperfect 
clocks? Is this a problem with the definition (i.e. Cs resonance is 
unstable), or with the clocks?

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