WWV Broadcast Outages
Majdi S. Abbas
msa at latt.net
Tue Feb 21 16:45:04 UTC 2017
On Tue, Feb 21, 2017 at 11:21:09AM -0500, Sean Donelan wrote:
> If any network operators still use WWV for time synchronization.
I wouldn't expect this to cause any serious synchonization
problem; anyone using HF for time has to have the ability to hold
over for a miniumum of several hours anyway due to the vagaries of
normal shortwave propagation. (Even 24-48 hour disruptions aren't
uncommon after a large solar event.)
That said, I and many others "still use" WWV -- there aren't
exactly a surplus of suitable backup methods to GPS these days.
But if anyone needs it, consider using the fine HF time
service provided by our friendly neighbors to the north:
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