Re: went pretty dang smoothly at this end

2006-01-01 Thread Keith Winstein
On Sat, 31 Dec 2005, Steve Allen wrote: On Sat 2005-12-31T20:51:03 -0500, Keith Winstein hath writ: (b) Am I mistaken, or did WWV fail to correctly beep in the new year? We had two shortwave radios going, one on 10 MHz, one on 15 MHz, and with the two the ionosphere was pretty much tamed.

Re: went pretty dang smoothly at this end

2006-01-01 Thread David Harper
On Sat, 31 Dec 2005, Rob Seaman wrote: Was watching time.gov and leapsecond.com (the comparative clocks). Counted up to 23:59:60 (well, 16:59:60 in Tucson). The GPS-UTC incremented as did the TAI-UTC. The TV didn't melt down either. No obvious Airbuses plummeting from the sky. Life be

Re: went pretty dang smoothly at this end

2006-01-01 Thread Ed Davies
Keith Winstein wrote: Some minor glitches: (a) My Garmin 12XL GPS receiver (software version 4.53) did not register the leap second on its time display. It went from 58 to 59 to 00, and stayed one second ahead for the next few minutes until I rebooted it. Then it came up

Re: went pretty dang smoothly at this end

2006-01-01 Thread Tim Shepard
The first officer gave us a countdown to midnight in London, and I'm happy to report that the plane failed to fall out of the sky, explode, or otherwise deviate from its course at 23:59:60. Did his countdown reach zero at 23:59:60 31-December-2005 UTC or at 00:00:00 1-January-2006 UTC ?

Re: went pretty dang smoothly at this end

2005-12-31 Thread Keith Winstein
On Sat, 31 Dec 2005, Rob Seaman wrote: Was watching time.gov and leapsecond.com (the comparative clocks). Counted up to 23:59:60 (well, 16:59:60 in Tucson). The GPS-UTC incremented as did the TAI-UTC. The TV didn't melt down either. No obvious Airbuses plummeting from the sky. Life be

Re: went pretty dang smoothly at this end

2005-12-31 Thread Steve Allen
On Sat 2005-12-31T20:51:03 -0500, Keith Winstein hath writ: (b) Am I mistaken, or did WWV fail to correctly beep in the new year? We had two shortwave radios going, one on 10 MHz, one on 15 MHz, and with the two the ionosphere was pretty much tamed. To my memory they did it all right,