[time-nuts] OT re, Sacramento River Monitor

Magnus Danielson magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org
Sat Jan 14 14:54:25 EST 2012


On 01/14/2012 08:00 PM, Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
> In message<1883277640-1326563411-cardhu_decombobulator_blackberry.rim.net-2071
> 435797- at b11.c1.bise6.blackberry>, lists at lazygranch.com writes:
>
>> And as you indicated, timing is everything here. You get your slot
>> to send the data.
>
> I thought I read somewhere that it was a polled system, where the
> satellite tells the stations when their chance is ?
>

Well, following the links I found this:

http://www.nws.noaa.gov/oh/hads/internal/

Check section 1. As I undestand it from my very very brief reading you 
have timed messages and random messages, but none of them is polled.

I'm sure someone can do a more serious homework than I just did.

Cheers,
Magnus




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