DIS Data Dictionary - PDU Data

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Current standard: IEEE 1278.1

Clock Time Record

Size: 64
Description: Time measurements that surpass one hour shall be represented by a Clock Time Record. The fields of this record are described in the subparagraphs that follow.
a) Hours - This field shall specify the hours since 0000 hours January 1, 1970 UTC. This field shall be represented by a 32-integer.
b) Time Past the Hour - This field shall specify the time past the hour indicated in Hour field. This field shall be represented by a timestamp (see 5.3.31). The Clock Time Record is represented in Table 11.

The time represented shall be either real-world time (UTC) or simulation time. The simulation time shall be the UTC of the simulation exercise.

Record Components:

Item Name Bit Length Opt Opt Ctl Rpt Rpt Ctl
Hours field 32
Time Past the Hour Field 32

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