[time-nuts] [Fwd: GPS 256 week rollover may be causing problems for some GPS receivers]

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Fri Jun 19 17:21:47 EDT 2009


Poul-Henning Kamp skrev:
> In message <20090619.143448.2102305600.imp at bsdimp.com>, "M. Warner Losh" writes
> :
>> In message: <4A3BF553.20205 at rubidium.dyndns.org>
>>            Magnus Danielson <magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org> writes:
>> : Have any of you seen the reported problems?
>>
>> "These counts started at 0 roughly at midnight UTC 6 Jan 1980"
>>
>> What does "roughly" mean here in this context?
> 
> That the we have leap seconds.

Doesn't affect GPS week rollovers, they occur in GPS time, which was 
coordinated with UTC at midnight 1980-01-06. So it was fairly exact, as 
it was defined to be coordinated.

Cheers,
Magnus




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