[time-nuts] GPSDO for my rubber duckie

Tijd Dingen tijddingen at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 3 10:49:36 UTC 2011

> 2. At the higher "user-friendly" level, rubber duckies like the one I'm
>    about to build take this fancy non-Earth-rotation-based "techie time"
>    as input and produce old-fashioned Earth orientation time on output,
>    or more precisely produce a synthetic timescale that is rubberized to
>    pass as an acceptable approximation of the Earth's true position in
>    the heavens relative to the gods.  Use *this* time for civil/social
>    purposes, i.e., to tell grandmothers when to go to church, don't make
>    them switch to Earth-decoupled time.

So do that then. Use whatever "techie time" you deem acceptable. Implement the conversion in C/fortran/python/verilog/whatever. Display the result on your duckie. Problem solved. Don't much see the issue.


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