[time-nuts] NIST

paul swed paulswedb at gmail.com
Sat Aug 11 13:47:28 EDT 2018


This one almost slipped by me.
I see NIST seems to have taken down the link or details.
So they want to shut down the services. I suppose that makes some sense.
But would like to see what that means. LF and HF...
Regards
Paul
WB8TSL

On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 10:56 PM, Steven Sommars <stevesommarsntp at gmail.com>
wrote:

> I found the public comments from Microsemi
> <https://www.nist.gov/sites/default/files/documents/2017/
> 05/09/NIST-RFI-Internet-Time-Service-response.pdf>,
> but couldn't locate my response.   At one time the full set of RFI public
> responses was on-line.
>
> The NIST 60 kHz time service is widely used by inexpensive clocks, but I
> find little use by public NTP servers.
>
>
>
>
> On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 6:56 PM, Larry Sampas <larry at larrysampas.com>
> wrote:
>
> > My favorite RFI (Request for Information):
> > https://www.fbo.gov/index?s=opportunity&mode=form&id=
> > 4f5c8b176af03d89abb1a318624c944b&tab=core&_cview=0
> >
> > The public comments should be around someplace.
> >
> > Larry Sampas
> >
> > On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 5:05 PM, Andy Backus <ANDREWBACKUS at msn.com>
> wrote:
> >
> > > I have a very simple circuit for a (microwatt) 60 kHz transmitter that
> > > takes a digital input (only needs someone to calculate out the WWVB
> code
> > > from a GPS clock).  The biggest problem I find with my WWVB clocks is
> > > getting a good signal, which is highly depend on location in the house
> > and
> > > orientation of the device's antenna.  So I have one WWVB receiver in a
> > good
> > > place and key my little transmitter as a "translator" elsewhere in the
> > > house.
> > >
> > >
> > > Andy Backus
> > >
> > >
> > > ________________________________
> > > From: time-nuts <time-nuts-bounces at lists.febo.com> on behalf of Dana
> > > Whitlow <k8yumdoober at gmail.com>
> > > Sent: Friday, August 10, 2018 1:34 PM
> > > To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
> > > Subject: Re: [time-nuts] NIST
> > >
> > > I wonder if anybody will market a GPS-to-WWVB translator?
> > >
> > > Dana
> > >
> > >
> > > On Fri, Aug 10, 2018 at 2:45 PM, Robert LaJeunesse <
> lajeunesse at mail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > I'd say it does get more detailed, with the $49M in cuts described
> > > > generally in groups here:
> > > >
> > > > https://www.nist.gov/director/fy-2019-presidential-budget-
> > > > request-summary/fundamental-measurement-quantum-science-and
> > > >
> > > > One item: "-$6.3 million supporting fundamental measurement
> > > dissemination,
> > > > including the shutdown of NIST radio stations in Colorado and Hawaii"
> > > >
> > > > Looks like some of your friends might be looking for work. Not good.
> > > >
> > > > Bob L.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Sent: Friday, August 10, 2018 at 3:11 PM
> > > > > From: "Magnus Danielson" <magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org>
> > > > > To: time-nuts at lists.febo.com
> > > > > Cc: magnus at rubidium.se
> > > > > Subject: Re: [time-nuts] NIST
> > > > >
> > > > > Bert,
> > > > >
> > > > > The closes I come is this, burried in the line of Funamental
> > > > Measurements:
> > > > > https://www.nist.gov/fy-2019-presidential-budget-request-
> > > > summary/budget-tables
> > > > >
> > > > > It doesn't get more detailed than that.
> > > > >
> > > > > The T&F work is relatively small group in the big NIST.
> > > > >
> > > > > Cheers,
> > > > > Magnus
> > > > >
> > > > > On 08/10/2018 08:29 PM, ew via time-nuts wrote:
> > > > > >
> > > > > > NIST total budget for 2017 was close to 965 Million, I was curios
> > > > trying to find out what the Time and Frequency Division  portion was.
> > No
> > > > Luck. Does any one know?Thanks   Bert Kehren
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