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How Accurate is a Radio Controlled Clock?

Published

Author(s)

Michael A. Lombardi

Abstract

This paper discusses the factors that determine the accuracy of radio controlled clocks. The topics covered including the accuracy of the time signal station, path delay, synchronization errors, and the time error that accumulates between synchronizations.
Citation
Horological Journal
Volume
152

Keywords

time, time scale, time signals, WWVB

Citation

Lombardi, M. (2010), How Accurate is a Radio Controlled Clock?, Horological Journal, [online], https://tsapps.nist.gov/publication/get_pdf.cfm?pub_id=903949 (Accessed April 23, 2024)
Created March 1, 2010, Updated February 19, 2017