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    Re: Choice of timepiece
    From: Lu Abel
    Date: 2009 Nov 13, 20:00 -0800

    (Sorry, this one should have gone out earlier than my other replies)
    You're right, John.   I badly misplaced a decimal point.   Time for a
    radio signal to go half way around the world should be just under 1/10
    of a second and therefore probably not detectable by us with human
    reflexes watching our chronometers.
    John Karl wrote:
    > LU,
    > Why would it take almost a second for a radio signal to travel half
    > way around the earth when it travels at 163,000 nautical miles per
    > second?
    > JK
    > >
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