[time-nuts] WWVB funding cut

Tom Holmes tholmes at woh.rr.com
Mon Aug 20 18:40:45 EDT 2018


NOST has seemingly been wanting to cut out WWVx for years. Recall a survey they took maybe ten years ago on this subject. They got an earful about why they should not cut it; this time they aren't bothering to ask. 

From Tom Holmes, N8ZM

> On Aug 20, 2018, at 6:12 PM, djl <djl at montana.com> wrote:
> 
> 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
>> _______________________________________________
>> time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts at lists.febo.com
>> To unsubscribe, go to
>> http://lists.febo.com/mailman/listinfo/time-nuts_lists.febo.com
>> and follow the instructions there.
> 
> -- 
> Dr. Don Latham
> PO Box 404, Frenchtown, MT, 59834
> VOX: 406-626-4304
> 
> 
> _______________________________________________
> time-nuts mailing list -- time-nuts at lists.febo.com
> To unsubscribe, go to http://lists.febo.com/mailman/listinfo/time-nuts_lists.febo.com
> and follow the instructions there.




More information about the time-nuts mailing list