[opendtv] Re: Two (hopefully tough) trivia questions

  • From: "Hughes Gary-DJWV76" <ghughes@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 3 Dec 2008 15:58:42 -0500

Not certain, but I suspect it is the difference between time in siderial
seconds and UTC (atomic) seconds and we are coming up on a leap second,
so GPS_UTC_offset will change.
Gary Hughes
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[mailto:opendtv-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of John Willkie
        Sent: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 1:54 PM
        To: opendtv@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
        Subject: [opendtv] Re: Two (hopefully tough) trivia questions

        Correction: that should be 967,887,927 nanoseconds.





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[mailto:opendtv-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] En nombre de John Willkie
        Enviado el: Wednesday, November 26, 2008 1:47 AM
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        Asunto: [opendtv] Two (hopefully tough) trivia questions


        I probably won't be able to answer both these questions until
early next week, but here goes:


        1)                   What is the significance of 967,887,927

        2)                   How will that figure become even more
significant in the near future?


        And, I've checked - this one doesn't seem - at this point to be
solvable via Google.  I can give one hint: the figure is relevant to
digital television.


        John Willkie





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