Recent NTP pool traffic increase

Allan Liska allan at
Fri Dec 30 19:08:50 UTC 2016

On 12/30/2016 at 1:20 PM, "Majdi S. Abbas"  wrote:On Thu, Dec 22, 2016
at 11:31:08PM -0500, Laurent Dumont wrote:
> What I mostly meant is that there should be a regulated,
> effort in order to provide a stable and active pool program. With
> current models, a protocol that is widely used by commercial devices
> being supported by the time and effort of volunteers around the

Who's authoritative for time? Even the national labs aren't --
UTC is figured well after the fact. 

In the United States that would the United States Naval Observatory
(USNO) Master Clock (  You can read more
about it here:


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