[time-nuts] Loss of NIST transmitters at Colorado and Hawaii

Clay Autery KY5G at montac.com
Mon Aug 13 00:07:29 EDT 2018


And don't forget 25 MHz....  they put that back on the air a year or so 
ago...

Crazy idea!  I own multiple frequency references, time servers, et al. 
instrumentation and I STILL use WWV all the time to verify that my 
radios and clocks are IN FACT close to perfect.

73,

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Clay Autery, KY5G
(318) 518-1389

On 12-Aug-18 20:55, John C. Westmoreland, P.E. wrote:
> I hope this does not happen.  I get questions from new Hams that ask, 'How
> can I check my antenna easily?' - the quick reply is to check for WWV on
> 2.5, 5,0, 10.0, 15.0 and 20.0 MHz.
> Also, from my days in the Merchant Marine until now, I for one will truly
> miss this service if it is discontinued, and this isn't the first time it
> has some up.
>
> I also tell new Hams - if you can understand the message from WWV that
> gives out the number in Colorado - your antenna should be in pretty good
> shape for HF (and or VHF/UHF at least to verify
> it can receive ok).  At least it's an easy rule of thumb and an easy check
> for most.
>
> 73's,
> John
> AJ6BC
>


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