[tz] CCTF survey on Time and Frequency Metrology - Telecom

Hal Murray hmurray at megapathdsl.net
Tue Jan 26 20:49:46 UTC 2021

Brian.Inglis at SystematicSw.ab.ca said:
> My reply suggested they divorce the time scales to allow business systems to
> use  approximate POSIX like common law legal solar time as they ignore leap
> seconds  one way or another; allow scientific systems to use atomic time and
> ignore legal  solar time; and just ignore the ITU as broadcast radio time
> signals  (DCF/JJY/MSF/WWV/B/H) are unavailable most places, may need
> equipment no longer  commonly available, and too low accuracy for modern
> needs; other commonly  available sources are delayed to uselessness by
> digital processing. 

Could you please say more about the "delayed to uselessness"?

These are my opinions.  I hate spam.

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