A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Position-Finding
From: Sean C
Date: 2018 Nov 7, 21:01 -0800
"...the zone descriptions west of Greenwich are most often seen as positive numbers while the eastern zone descriptions are labeled as negative"
Perhaps oddly enough, I am used to seeing it the other way around. I suppose choosing which convention to use depends on whether one thinks in terms of getting from zone time to UTC or vice versa.