atomic clock : Java Glossary


atomic clock
radio active
  1. There are a set of very accurate atomic clocks on the web. Some are super accurate primarily to set other master clocks. You can set your computer’s clock accurately with a free program from If your clock rarely needs adjustment, there is no need to let the program run continuously. The master clocks communicate using NTP.
  2. setclockSetClock is a Java Web Start program that sets your clock correctly by synching with an atomic clock on the web.
  3. There are also inexpensive wall clocks and travel clocks that automatically sync to accurate time using a radio signal from the goverment atomic clock time signal. See details on how they work and where to buy them.

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