[time-nuts] GPS shielding by power lines?

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Aug 10 09:46:45 EDT 2008

In message <489EDFFF.1050508 at tiscali.co.uk>, David Ackrill writes:
>Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> The fact that the navigation message is 50Hz in the GPS signal and
>> the power-grid in the UK is "close to 50Hz" is not a good thing
>> in any case.
>By UK law, it must be within +/- 1% of 50Hz.  :-)

Yeah, but the fact that it wanders in short time would make it an
excellent frustration for GPS signal locking.

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