[time-nuts] GPS jumps of -13.7 us?
Tom Van Baak
tvb at LeapSecond.com
Tue Jan 26 16:42:40 UTC 2016
The GPSCon "International Z3801A web plot" page is still active:
Most of the entries are stale but here's a few that show the recent glitch nicely:
----- Original Message -----
From: "Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk at phk.freebsd.dk>
To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement" <time-nuts at febo.com>; "Paul Boven" <p.boven at xs4all.nl>
Sent: Tuesday, January 26, 2016 8:32 AM
Subject: Re: [time-nuts] GPS jumps of -13.7 us?
> In message <56A78CE9.20200 at xs4all.nl>, Paul Boven writes:
>>Has anyone else seen GPS time jump by -13.7 usec today?
>>I just heard from several geographically quite distributed radio
>>observatories that they have seen their GPS receiver(s) jump compared to
>>their in-house standards.
> Here is a quick plot:
> The two receivers see the same (number of) satelites, but the jumps
> happen at widely different times.
> Magnitude around 14 microseconds seems confirmed.
> These are both Oncore timing receivers.
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