[time-nuts] New Years Eve TV countdown

Bob Camp kb8tq at n1k.org
Thu Jan 1 09:13:54 EST 2015


Here in central PA, ABC was almost exactly 10 seconds slow. That’s about 2 seconds longer than the delay in past years. Even with digital and a direct network feed, there are a variable number of buffers in the chain. 


> On Jan 1, 2015, at 12:17 AM, Daniel Schultz <n8fgv at usa.net> wrote:
> The local ABC network affiliate WJLA in Washington DC was approximately 4
> seconds behind WWV in their on-screen countdown clock for New Year's eve. The
> local NBC affiliate's clock was about 8 seconds late when I checked them at
> two minutes before midnight. Happy New Year!
> Dan Schultz N8FGV
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