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Computer Time

NIST for Macintosh


Setting your Mac computer to the NIST computer for accurate time.
National Institute of Standards and Technology

1. open Date/Time Control Panel
2. Select Use a Network Time Server - Server Options
3. Drop down list, Edit list.
4. Add
Name: NIST
Server address: time-b.nist.gov
5. Done.
6. Set Time Now
7. (select which option you prefer)
That's it.

Other NIST servers if "time-b.nist.gov" is busy.
time-nw.nist.gov (Redmond WA)
nist1.datum.com (San Jose CA)
CHECK NIST Web Site for other time servers.


Of course for Windows it's a bit more complicated:
http://www.boulder.nist.gov/timefreq/service/its.htm

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