[time-nuts] Thunderbolt Leapsecond missing

Bill Beam wbeam at gci.net
Wed Dec 31 20:40:44 EST 2008


This behaviour is exactly correct.  GPS time never has a leap second.
Leap seconds are only added to UTC.  Note that the UTC Offset is
now 15 seconds, no longer 14 seconds.

Maybe it's time to review Time (nut) keeping 101....

On 12/31/2008 3:06:09 PM, Mark Sims (holrum at hotmail.com) wrote:
> My Thunderbolt showed no leap second (set to display GPS time) ...  went
> from 23:59:59 to 00:00:00.   15 seconds after the hour the
> "Leapsecond Pending" indicator went off.
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