[LEAPSECS] UTC Redefinition Advanced

Tony Finch dot at dotat.at
Sat Oct 23 04:56:37 EDT 2010

On 22 Oct 2010, at 18:16, Rob Seaman <seaman at noao.edu> wrote:

> On Oct 22, 2010, at 9:43 AM, Matsakis, Demetrios wrote:


>> I have now heard from two sources that the revised ITU-R draft recommendation TF.460-6 passed a major hurdle in Geneva last week. It will be sent by SG7 to the January 2012 Radiocommunication Assembly meeting.


> "Passed a major hurdle"? The phrasing from the Executive Report of Working party 7A indicates a state they describe as "deadlocked":


> "It became quite clear the issues involved were not technical issues and the Working Party was deadlocked on non-technical issues. The path forward to resolve the issue and come to consensus was not apparent. The only course of action that appeared to be open was to submit the documents to the Study Group for resolution."

It sounds like that deadlock is now irrelevant since they passed the proposal to SG7 who resolved to pass it on to the general assembly.

f.anthony.n.finch <dot at dotat.at> http://dotat.at/
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