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    Re: Chronometers after radio time signals
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2007 Oct 23, 11:40 -0400

    On Oct 23, 2007, at 10:25 AM, Alexandre E Eremenko wrote:
    
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    >
    > On Tue, 23 Oct 2007 frankreed{at}HistoricalAtlas.net wrote:
    >
    >> no longer needs to be reliable for weeks at a time.
    >> So did any chronometer
    >> manufacturers go under after about 1905??
    >
    > In fact I was always puzzled how chronometers
    > survived to the second half of XX century.
    > They should have been all trashed when daily radio
    > checks became available:-)
    > To maintain time between two daily broadcasts
    > all you need is a moderately priced wristwatch
    > or a pocket watch.
    
    Now with quartz crystal wrist watches, you don't especially need the
    radio.
    
    
    
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