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    Re: recommendations for wristwatch "inexpensive"
    From: Zvi Doron
    Date: 2005 Apr 26, 19:10 +0100

    Hello Caroline
    I bought a Timex Expedition (?27.99) a few years ago, very convenient to set
    the seconds to 0 and has large digits and good night lighting for my ageing
    eyes. It is reasonably accurate.
    Zvi
    
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: coralline algae 
    To: 
    Sent: 26 April 2005 17:23
    Subject: recommendations for wristwatch "inexpensive"
    
    
    > Greetings,
    >
    > I am planning on buying an inexpensive wristwatch that will be set to gmt,
    uct
    > and would like to hear what others on the list recommend.  My current
    wristwatch
    > is a suunto vector but is a pain as it has no zero set for seconds and
    > really doesnt
    > display seconds anyway instead they use a moving 3 block thingy which
    > is only an approximation.  One specific thing the watch should have is
    > the button
    > to start seconds at the wwv minute tone.  Display of time to the
    > second is required
    > and date is  also desirable with digital display the preference.
    >
    > Any other opinions would be welcome but I cant spend
    > a lot at this time (under 1 or 2 hundred dollars)
    >
    > I use the sextant alone so a stopwatch function would be great but may
    just get
    > that as a separate instrument.
    >
    > Note: I have gps but that would be cheating.
    
    
    

       
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