[time-nuts] A Leap Second is coming

Paul Alfille paul.alfille at gmail.com
Thu Dec 29 18:48:23 EST 2016

Is there a way in LH to test a clock against accurate internew time
(accurate to .5 seconds I guess)?

I have the Arcron WWVB clock that is newly supported in LH and I'd like to
see when the leap second correction is made.

On Thu, Dec 29, 2016 at 9:11 AM, Vlad <time at patoka.org> wrote:

>> Some tools here, to see which NTP servers are announcing the event:
>>  http://www.satsignal.eu/software/net.htm#NTPLeapTrace
> For those who using Linux, the following shell command verifies that the
> current 'timezone' file contains leap seconds and can be used with this
> directive
> # TZ=right/UTC date -d 'Dec 31 2016 23:59:60'
> Ideally, it MUST return "Sat Dec 31 23:59:60 UTC 2016". If 'timezone' file
> is not ready, the output will be "date: invalid date"
> My TBolt shows me the message that "LeapSeconf event pending". So, if I
> understand it right, I should see see it on LH 5.0 screen somehow.
> My lab NTP suppose to start slow down its clock 12 second before the event
> to match the time.
> Also I'll collecting the 'main' cycles to see what will happens during the
> 'jump'.
> --
> WBW,
> V.P.
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