[time-nuts] new longwave time service planned in India

Michael Wouters michaeljwouters at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 02:03:32 EDT 2018


India has IRNSS, their own GNSS augmentation system.
FWIW, S Korea is about to start testing its own radio time signal but the
range is only 500 km or so as I remember.

Cheers
Michael

On Thu, 5 Apr 2018 at 12:23 am, Bob kb8tq <kb8tq at n1k.org> wrote:

> Hi
>
> It’s also *way* cheaper than putting up your own satellite based timing
> and navigation
> gear. I suspect that the whole “what if this or that set of  sat’s have
> issues?” thing is
> beginning to sink in ….
>
> Bob
>
> > On Apr 4, 2018, at 2:47 AM, Poul-Henning Kamp <phk at phk.freebsd.dk>
> wrote:
> >
> > --------
> > In message <CAD2JfAiqwyYHkcsc_P2d3AwFzr17k-_=
> UVHadZV+VZNAYi-N9g at mail.gmail.com>
> > , paul swed writes:
> >
> >> That is quite a surprise that a country is setting up a long wave system
> >> these days.
> >
> > I can see a lot of uses for it in India, from the railroads to the
> > power-grid or even just emergency-warnings to the population.
> >
> > --
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