Re: atomic clocks

From: Jim King (jim@jimking.net)
Date: Thu Jan 18 2001 - 09:03:12 PST

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    "Jonathan T Wojack" <tlj18@juno.com> wrote:
    > > There is a heathkit radio which has a serial output
    > > + software which synchronizes computer to WWV
    >
    > I thought it was called "WWW", not "WWV"?  The first is, with spaces
    > inserted, "W W V", and the second is, "W W W".  Are people mistaking the
    > "v" key for the "w" key, or I am just plain confused?
    
    WWV ("V" as in Victor) is a shortwave radio station run by NIST that
    broadcasts time information.
    http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/guide/phy10.htm
    
    Jim
    
    
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