[time-nuts] GPS leap second pending (TBolt/Heather)
goetz at g-romahn.de
Fri Jan 23 06:44:16 EST 2015
my monitor ( see http://www.romahn.info/tbolt2lcd/ ) also shows "leap
sec pending". This info is from Thunderbolt.
Am 23.01.2015 um 04:38 schrieb Didier Juges:
> Re: "Note that this is not a GPS problem, nor a Trimble problem. It's just
> a problem with user written software."
> I agree with Mark's comment. His software makes no attempt to "interpret"
> or "correct" the information put out by the Thunderbolt, it simply reports
> it. My Thunderbolt Monitor does the same thing.
> I can imagine a different tool with a different objective doing something
> different with good reason, but that is not what Lady Heather does, by
> choice rather than by mistake.
> It's a problem with user's expectations :)
> On Thu, Jan 22, 2015 at 8:05 PM, Mark Sims <holrum at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> Nope, it's not an error or a problem.
>> That column of data is showing a decode of the 16 status bits that the
>> Tbolt is providing. The Trimble docs say that bit is a "Leap Pending"
>> bit, so that is what Heather displays. It would be wrong to try and
>> mask/adjust the report of the receiver's status word.
>> Lady Heather is a monitor and display program for Trimble timing
>> receivers. It shows the values that the receiver is reporting (usually to
>> the precision that the receiver provides... think that micro-degree
>> temperature value is really that accurate? I have a lovely bridge that you
>> might want to purchase) But that's what the receiver is sending, so
>> that's what gets displayed.
>> Note that this is not a GPS problem, nor a Trimble problem. It's just a
>> problem with user written software.
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