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    Chronometer Suggestions
    From: Bruce Hamilton
    Date: 2009 Jan 04, 23:35 -0800

    I presently use the radio time signals or the internet to check or sync
    my cheap quartz wristwatch for navigation calculations, and I also have
    a cheap watch that picks up WWV when it is in the mood.  I find my
    trusty Timex is off about 6 seconds a month, but I was wondering if
    there are any reasonably priced real quartz chronometers (non-wrist)
    that anyone would recommend?  I use the word real since the word
    chronometer is tossed about by the marketing people without any regard
    to it's strict real meaning, which has been posed here at least once.
    I would be happy with a settable second hand and some sort of
    temperature compensation. Apparently, the picky can pick up a used
    atomic clock on e-bay these days, but I am looking for a happy medium.
    If I found one, would a Hamilton Chronometer still be reliable or have
    too many years passed?
    Bruce Hamilton
    Vancouver, BC
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