Re: Future version 1.27 of the "World Map" #future


David J Taylor
 

On 12/05/2022 06:15, Radioman ZeroZero wrote:
A pc clock cannot maintain time accurately.  It is all very well setting a very
accurate time but after half an hour it will have drifted.  I'm not sure what
amateur radio part of the hobby requires a super accurate time.
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Thanks Steve M0ZEH
Steve,

Reference NTP software (but not all so-called "atomic clock" programs) does not
only set the time initially, but it also measures the drift rate and adjusts
the clock rate so that accurate time is maintained even with a drifting
undisciplined clock.

There's more here: https://www.satsignal.eu/ntp/setup.html#why

73,
David GM8ARV
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