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    Re: What time is it?
    From: Jared Sherman
    Date: 2004 Nov 9, 16:09 -0500

    Not really, Bill. I've read web sites from "responsible" organizations that
    read both ways. That UTC and GMT are the same. And, that they are different.
    i.e. GMT never changes while UTC does. Or both change.
    
    I refuse to re-align me sundial twice a year in order to make politicians
    happy.
    
    
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Noyce, Bill" 
    To: 
    Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 3:55 PM
    Subject: Re: What time is it?
    
    
    EST = Eastern STANDARD Time, ie. Zone time for 75 West, 5 hours
    west of Greenwich.
    EDT = Eastern Daylight (savings) Time, our Summer time.  Our clocks
    "Spring" forward in March, and "Fall" back in October, so during the
    summer they're only 4 hours off of GMT/UTC.
    Any help?
            -- Bill
    
    
    -----Original Message-----
    From: Navigation Mailing List
    [mailto:NAVIGATION-L{at}LISTSERV.WEBKAHUNA.COM] On Behalf Of Jared Sherman
    Sent: Tuesday, November 09, 2004 3:47 PM
    To: NAVIGATION-L{at}LISTSERV.WEBKAHUNA.COM
    Subject: What time is it?
    
    
    No, really. I'm having a moment of confusion over this.
    
    Nov. 09, 20:42:00 UTC is the same as
    Nov. 09, 03:42:00 PM EST
    
    according to USNO.NAVY.MIL, and they should know. But I thought there
    was no daylight savings time correction to UTC, and "EST" is "Eastern
    Saving Time" (clocks moved an hour behind real time) in the eastern US
    now.
    
    Or, is this another instance of a difference between GMT and UTC, where
    UTC changes but GMT doesn't?
    
    Can someone unconfuse me on how US times, UTC, and GMT all do or don't
    vary with Daylight Slavings Time?
    
    
    

       
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