[LEAPSECS] Leap smear
Paul J. Ste. Marie
paul_j at ste-marie.org
Thu Sep 29 18:25:39 EDT 2011
On 9/24/2011 9:52 AM, Tom Van Baak allegedly wrote:
> We now have GPS, VLBI, the web, sat phones, mobile phones.
> No one relies on sextants and DUT1 radio broadcasts anymore.
That's an argument for eliminating radio time broadcasts :)
Both GPS and VLBI require knowledge of UTC and UT1 for implementation.
How does the GPS pick up the UT1 corrections? VLBI, at least when I was
involved with it many years ago, depends on the IERS circular.
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