[time-nuts] Fwd: Re: law and regulation applying to time.. was Re: OOPS on my wwv legal post

David J Taylor david-taylor at blueyonder.co.uk
Sat Sep 1 03:46:03 EDT 2018

From: shouldbe q931
On Fri, Aug 31, 2018 at 10:31 AM Dr. Götz Romahn <goetz at g-romahn.de> wrote:
> For German regulations see here:
> https://www.ptb.de/cms/en/ptb/fachabteilungen/abt4/fb-44/ag-442/dissemination-of-legal-time.html
> Götz
CET is derived from UTC


Which contains the interesting statement:

  "The Physikalisch-Technische Bundesanstalt PTB is entrusted by the Time 
Act to realise and disseminate legal time to the public. The most popular 
means is the transmission of standard frequency and time signals by the 
transmitter DCF77 (Working Group 4.42)."

DCF77 being the 77.5 kHz transmitter.

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