[time-nuts] HBG swiss time transmitter shutdown

J. Forster jfor at quikus.com
Wed Oct 12 18:16:06 EDT 2011


Every time I hear of another time/frequency service being shut down by
shortsighted governments, putting more and more eggs into fewer and fewer
baskets.

I wonder how long it will be before the only remaining basket of will
suffer a catastrophic fall.

:(

-John

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> On 12/10/11 17:33, Azelio Boriani wrote:
>> Yes, they (the Swiss federal authorities) say it costs too much.
>
> Considering that GPS receivers are plentiful and provides similar or
> better performance it comes as no surprice.
>
> Maybe th RF oriented nuts shall capture the last cycles out of these
> transmitters as they finally shuts down. A bit like capturing leap
> seconds.
>
> Cheers,
> Magnus
>
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