[time-nuts] Seiko watch "leap second enabled"

Mike Cook michael.cook at sfr.fr
Thu Jul 21 00:09:02 EDT 2016

While I was googling for reports of other misbehaving GPS chips, I discovered the existence of the worlds first leap second enabled wrist watch.
Seiko introduced the Astron models 8X53, 8X82, 7X52 which automatically check for a leap second on ……. 

«  Seiko Astron enters the leap second data receiving mode after the first GPS signal is received on or after June 1st and December 1st. »  (User Manual)


Maybe one of Homer’s inventions.

If any of you have one, have you checked how it has reacted?

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