So, when exactly is "OTH"?
Tue Jun 16 14:58:03 EDT 2009
>>Also shows are not always scheduled to start exactly
on the hour or half-hour.
When did that start? I know that Letterman, Leno and "Nightline" all begin
at :35, but I always assumed that hourly or half-hourly TV shows were
supposed to begin "on the dot," as it were. (How well I remember the CBS
"bong" at the beginning of each of the network's hourly programs!) -Doug
----- Original Message -----
From: "Larry Weil" <email@example.com>
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Subject: RE: So, when exactly is "OTH"?
> Part of the answer is satellite delay, there is a delay of about a
> half-second for each satellite hop. There are also delays due to digital
> encoding and decoding. Also shows are not always scheduled to start
> on the hour or half-hour.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: boston-radio-interest-bounces@tsornin.BostonRadio.org
> [mailto:boston-radio-interest-bounces@tsornin.BostonRadio.org] On Behalf
> Doug Drown
> Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 12:58 PM
> To: boston-radio-interest@lists.BostonRadio.org; George Allen
> Subject: Re: So, when exactly is "OTH"?
> Thank you all for your answers. I had forgotten about WWV, and didn't
> about time.gov.
> The other half of my question remains, however: Why are the networks'
> at least in Maine, a second or two off from station to station? -Doug
> ----- Original Message -----
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> Sent: Tuesday, June 16, 2009 12:16 PM
> Subject: RE: So, when exactly is "OTH"?
>> From: Sid Schweiger <email@example.com>
>> To: Boston Radio Interest Board <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Date: Tue, 16 Jun 2009 09:02:12 -0600
>> Subject: RE: So, when exactly is "OTH"?
>> >>how can I find a reliable way to set my clock?<<
>> WWV: 303-499-7111.
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