System.Time.Clock Design Issues

Ashley Yakeley ashley at
Sun Feb 6 19:18:28 EST 2005

In article <83fcd29a8070c7a77db3b2f01bbaac71 at>,
 Gregory Wright <gwright at> wrote:

> Raw GPS time (the number of seconds since the GPS epoch)
> is broadcast  in a complicated form in the satellites' navigation 
> message,
> along with the current number of UTC leap seconds since the GPS epoch.
>  From the raw GPS time and the number of leap seconds UTC can be 
> calculated.

So there's some way that the satellites get told about leap seconds when 
they're announced?

Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA

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