Re: A question regarding timing

Date: Wed Feb 14 2001 - 08:10:15 PST

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    In a message dated Wed, 14 Feb 2001 10:53:41 AM Eastern Standard Time, "Jim King" <> writes:
    Most consumer handheld GPS receivers update their displays at a relatively
    low priority.  The displayed time is often off by several hundred
    milliseconds, and (in rare cases) off by several seconds.
    Actually not so rare.
    GPS units are set to the proper time at manufacture but do not adjust for the leap seconds that are added every 2-3 years.  The last leap second was added on January 1st, 1999.
    Don Gardner  39.1799 N, 76.8406 W, 100m ASL
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