Sunday, November 07, 2010

A Clock Setback

In case you haven't heard we are now - for the winter - off daylight saving time. All your manual clocks need to be set back one hour. If that is a hassle - it is - may I suggest this radio controlled clock (sometimes called an atomic clock because it uses the American atomic time standard) from Amazon. The radio signal comes from WWVB near Boulder, Colorado. The frequency is 60 KHz. It updates the time every night so you are always within a second or so and it automatically does Daylight Savings Time. I have one and my first mate loves it. Unlike atomic clocks of the past it is very easy to set up. And this particular version is under $20.

La Crosse Technology WT-3102B 10-Inch Atomic Analog Clock

If you have one of these in your dwelling you will always have at least one clock with the right time. No need to try to figure out if it is fall back or spring forward.

Cross Posted at Classical Values

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