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    More on the Radio Sync Clock
    From: Brian Whatcott
    Date: 2002 Mar 12, 19:27 -0600

    I received the radio sync clock module I'd ordered, yesterday.
    Here's the startup report.
    Setting it up was interesting.
    I put the hands on, and set it to about 5 minutes before the present time.
    I put the cell into it, and pressed the red button once as the second hand
    hit twelve, then again, when the second hand passed the minute hand.
    (I assume the little man inside the module was now aware of the position
    of the hour, minute and second hands from his internal vantage.)
    The second sweep was now double stepping every second second.
      Then I pressed the red button, to hear a signal strength tone, which was
      a pulse for adequate signal, or silence or continuous tone in shielded
    parts of the room.
    I set it down in an adequate position and waited for action: within a few
    minutes, it stopped double stepping at regular rate, and changed gear
    to X8 rate until it caught up with Colorado, and reverted to stepping once
      per second.
    This suggests to me that this clock can sync quickly at this range
    (about 1000 NM from Boulder) in a favorable fixed location.
    Brian W
    Brian Whatcott
       Altus OK                      Eureka!

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