[time-nuts] Low cost synchronization

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Aug 21 13:21:28 EDT 2005

In message <430879AD.6060508 at erols.com>, Chuck Harris writes:
>Magnus Danielson wrote:
>>>For any solutions that give you stable frequency
>>>only (XO, RF carriers, 60 Hz) you will need a way
>>>to set the initial time and to reset the time when
>>>the batteries fail.
>> For some countries will 60 Hz or 50 Hz no longer be maintained on 24 h basis, so it may be
>> a bad idea to depend on it.

For the NordPool area (Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Finland) nobody tried to keep
the average at 50Hz.

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