[time-nuts] Holdover

Attila Kinali attila at kinali.ch
Tue Aug 16 16:46:25 EDT 2016

On Tue, 16 Aug 2016 04:35:40 +0000 (UTC)
Bob Stewart <bob at evoria.net> wrote:

> It's been pointed out to me that I didn't understand the function of
> the 1PPS of a time standard.  I confess that somehow I had confused the
> term to be timing standard; which would be an entirely different thing. 
> But, this is time-nuts, so I should have realized...
> Anyway, is there a standard, or at least an accepted practice, for how 
> holdover is handled in a time standard?  

There are many ways how to do that and which one you choose depends
on the application and its requirements. You can find everything between
"jump imediatly" and "just keep the frequency stable and don't care about

				Attila Kinali

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        Any simple idea will be worded in the most complicated way.

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