[time-nuts] WWVB anomoly yesterday?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Tue Oct 26 09:36:23 EDT 2004

In message <417E515F.9000603 at febo.com>, "John R. Ackermann N8UR" writes:

>Anyone out there monitoring WWVB?  I noticed a strange anomaly that 
>started at about 1730UTC on Monday and resolved at around 0730UTC today 
>(Tuesday).  My ntp offset went from their normal levels (a nominal 
>offset of about 2ms) to about -17 to -22ms with a lot of jitter, all 
>showing as downward noise (increased negative offset) from the baseline.

How far are you from colorado ?  If you are more than a few hundred
miles it could be the skywave hitting you you loud enough to squelch
the groundwave signal ?

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