[time-nuts] new year crashes

Will Kimber zl1tao at gmx.com
Sun Jan 1 16:42:45 EST 2017


Andy,

If you listened to Radio New  Zealand National news New Year's day 
morning you would have heard then stating there will be 7 pips at 1:00pm.

However there were only 6 !!! So what happened?

Cheers and Happy New year,
Will
ZL1TAO

On 01/02/2017 02:07 AM, Andy ZL3AG via time-nuts wrote:
> If so, they should think about adding the leap second on the night of the 2nd wednesday of January, or such a time when things are quieter around the world.
>
> Do they add the leap second at the same moment in time throughout the world, or are the clocks here in NZ running 13 hours and 1 second ahead of those in the UK for half of Jan 1st?
>
> On 2/01/2017, at 1:54 AM, Adrian Godwin wrote:
>
>> I wonder if someone wasn't ready for their extra second :
>>
>> http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-38482746
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