It's About Time C

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It's About Time C

Postby JT016 » December 6th, 2015, 4:14 pm

It's about time SOMEONE made this question marathon! (Corny, I know)

I'll start it off with a pretty simple question.
How many leap seconds have there been and when was the most recent one inserted?

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Re: It's About Time C

Postby finagle29 » December 10th, 2015, 6:36 am

There have been 26 leap seconds and the last one was inserted 30 June 2015 23:59:60 UTC
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Re: It's About Time C

Postby furypanda1 » March 29th, 2016, 6:14 pm

I believe that 4 months is enough time to restart the marathon.

There are three major stations in the United States that broadcast the current time through standard radio and a 60-second logic-based loop. What are these three stations and where are they located?

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Re: its About Time C

Postby jkang » April 1st, 2016, 10:06 pm

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I believe that 4 months is enough time to restart tHe marathon.

There are three major stations in tHe United States that broadcast tHe current time through standard radio and A 60-second logic-based loop. What are these three stations and where are they located?
WWV (Fort Collins, CO), WWVB (Fort Collins, CO), WWVH (Kekaha, HI)
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Re: its About Time C

Postby furypanda1 » April 2nd, 2016, 11:14 am

I believe that 4 months is enough time to restart tHe marathon.

There are three major stations in tHe United States that broadcast tHe current time through standard radio and A 60-second logic-based loop. What are these three stations and where are they located?
WWV (Fort Collins, CO), WWVB (Fort Collins, CO), WWVH (Kekaha, HI)
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Re: It's About Time C

Postby appleshake123 » April 13th, 2016, 5:53 am

There have been 26 leap seconds and the last one was inserted 30 June 2015 23:59:60 UTC
I do not believe this answer is wrong as stated by the OP. According to timeanddate, there have been 26 leap seconds inserted, so I do believe this answer is correct.
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Re: It's About Time C

Postby jkang » April 13th, 2016, 12:28 pm

There have been 26 leap seconds and the last one was inserted 30 June 2015 23:59:60 UTC
I do not believe this answer is wrong as stated by the OP. According to timeanddate, there have been 26 leap seconds inserted, so I do believe this answer is correct.
No one ever said the answer was wrong, the marathon just stopped so someone just restarted it
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Re: It's About Time C

Postby appleshake123 » April 13th, 2016, 3:36 pm

There have been 26 leap seconds and the last one was inserted 30 June 2015 23:59:60 UTC
I do not believe this answer is wrong as stated by the OP. According to timeanddate, there have been 26 leap seconds inserted, so I do believe this answer is correct.
No one ever said the answer was wrong, the marathon just stopped so someone just restarted it
I understand that the marathon restarted because of inactivity, but the post about the answer being wrong most likely gotten deleted, unless I am mistaken.
I am fairly certain that around February, the OP said "nope" in response to finagle because the answer prompted me to clarify the validity of OP's response as shown from my browser history in the imgur link. http://imgur.com/HMTS2at.

But I believe I will drop the argument as this is a question marathon, and not a debate whether something existed at one point.
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