Beep at top of the hour on WBZ disappeared

Bob Clements bob&wtbs*
Sat Sep 29 14:38:00 EDT 2018

Well, speaking of watches ...

I wear a CASIO that sets itself to WWVB or any of the
equivalents in China, North or South Japan (60 or 40 KHx),
England, Germany (DCF77).  WWVH does NOT send on 60 kHz.

(I have only visited WWVH from that list, but multiple times.
Nice beach-front property, if a bit militarized.)

The watch is always within about 0.1 seconds of the true local time.
I also check it against GPS, but the watch does not have a GPS rcvr.

I remember being surprised when WBZ suddenly was beeping about 8 and a
half seconds late.  [When they went HD, of course.]

Now that it's just gone, I feel old(er).


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