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    Re: Chronometers after radio time signals
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2007 Oct 23, 08:04 -0700
    Gary wrote:

    You may be forgetting that radio time signals are not always available everywhere all the time. Near the U.S, WWV and WWVH have reliable coverage but there are parts of the world where this is not true, even today. Of course, now, accurate time is always available everywhere on earth via the GPS, but that is another story.


    Alexandre E Eremenko wrote:
    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.

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