[time-nuts] GPS tick all over the place. Suspect aurora effects
Tom Van Baak
tvb at LeapSecond.com
Thu Jan 26 20:24:32 EST 2012
> google for "Space Weather Effects on GPS"
> there's a presentaton by Thomas Bogdan at the Space Weather Prediction
> Center that gives you some numbers to work with.
> 10s of meters effects aren't unusual.
There's a wonderful example of GPS timing and space weather in a
paper by fellow time-nuts Rick Hambly and Tom Clark.
Rick was calibrating a set of Motorola Oncore receivers at USNO and
happened to capture the massively disrupting effect of a rare Aurora
on September 7, 2002.
There's a mention of this in his paper:
But the best part are the sky photos and plots on page 17 and 18 here:
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