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Event Broadcast Time Code Formats

The following ASCII-based time code formats are used with the Event Broadcast option card (see Event Broadcast [1204-23].

Event Broadcast Format 0

Example message:

SSSSSSSSSS.XXXXXXXXX<CR><LF>

Where:

SSSSSSSSSS 10-digit Seconds Time (references from January 1st, 1970)
. Decimal Point Separator
XXXXXXXXX 9-digit Sub-Seconds Time (5 ns resolution)
CR Carriage Return
LF Line Feed

Event Broadcast Format 1

Example message

YYYY DDD HH:MM:SS.XXXXXXXXX<CR><LF>

Where:

YYYY Year
Space Separator
DDD Day of Year (001-366)
Space Separator
HH Hour of the Day (00-23)
: Colon Separator
MM Minutes of the Hour (00-59)
: Colon Separator
SS Seconds (00-59), (00-60 for leap second)
. Period Separator
XXXXXXXXX 9-digit Sub-Seconds Time (5 ns resolution)
CR Carriage Return
LF Line Feed