[time-nuts] WWVB funding cut

djl djl at montana.com
Mon Aug 20 18:12:35 EDT 2018

NIST is running a bluff. It may not work.

On 2018-08-20 15:39, Richard (Rick) Karlquist wrote:
> It's worse than that, not just WWV, WWVH, but also WWVB:
> This is an exact quote from page NIST-25 of the proposed FY2019 NIST 
> budget:
> <www.osec.doc.gov/bmi/budget/FY19CBJ/NIST_and_NTIS_FY2019_President's_Budget_for_508_comp.pdf>
> "NIST will discontinue the dissemination of the U.S. time and
> frequency via the NIST radio stations in Hawaii and Ft. Collins, CO.
> These radio stations transmit signals that are used to synchronize
> consumer electronic products like wall clocks, clock radios, and
> wristwatches, and may be used in other applications like appliances,
> cameras, and irrigation controllers."
> Rick N6RK
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