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    Re: Strange goings with a Casio G Shock watch
    From: Bill Lionheart
    Date: 2016 Nov 5, 10:22 +0000

    I would love a watch with a time/date recorder but these seem to be
    really expensive. Do all watches in the Rangeman series have this
    facility?
    
    The ability to update from radio time signals seems attractive but as
    far as I know these do not work offshore. The UK Long Wave MSF  time
    signal (that was called Rugby only works around 100 nm offshore I
    think. I did however see a very nice electronic module that you could
    use to set clocks using your own radio time signal. I was thinking of
    using that to update the clocks on the boat as it was very cheap and
    could accept time from multiple formats as input. So of course you
    could drive it off GPS, but you could also set a master clock off an
    HF radio time signal too.
    
    Bill
    
    On 5 November 2016 at 07:53, Herman Dekker  wrote:
    > The G-Shock Casio Multi Band 8 “Rangeman” is the ultimate CN navigator
    > watch.
    >
    > It has a time recorder, that stores the date dd-mm-yyyy and time hh:mm:ss
    > after pushing one button.
    > It stores about 30 times. So before you start shooting objects, clean the
    > memory.
    > Mount a small notebook of card with prewritten numbers from 1 to xx. on you
    > arm beside the watch.
    > Shoot the object, push the watch memory button, write down the Hs, and shoot
    > the next etc.
    > It works very fast.
    > Only disadvantage: the watch is lumpy, but at the moment there is no other
    > watch available on the market
    > that stores the time in hh:mm:ss
    >
    > regards
    >
    > HermanD
    >
    > View and reply to this message
    
    
    
    -- 
    Professor of Applied Mathematics
    http://www.maths.manchester.ac.uk/bl
    

       
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