[AusNOG] GPS timesource

Paul Gear ausnog at libertysys.com.au
Thu Jan 28 09:10:48 EST 2016

On 27/01/16 12:33, KIRN Paul (Powerlink) wrote:
> Hi All,
> As reported on Slashdot there have been observances of GPS time error in the last 24 hrs (during Australia Day holiday here). With reports from of a 13.7usec step change -  possibly coincidental with the decommissioning of GPS satellite SVN23 (PRN32) on 25-1-15 or other issues to with UTC correction parameters.
> http://it.slashdot.org/story/16/01/26/1735223/discrepancy-detected-in-gps-time
> https://www.febo.com/pipermail/time-nuts/2016-January/095692.html
> http://www.navcen.uscg.gov/?Do=gpsShowNanu&num=2016008
> Wondering if any noggers have seen any alarms on your GPS receiver time sources in the last 24 hours? 

As an adjunct question, what sort of hardware are you using for your NTP
stratum 1 sources (GPS, atomic, whatever), and are there any which are
in the affordable range for the hobbyist?


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