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RADIO-CONTROLLED TIME-PIECES
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Electronic time-pieces integrated with input or output devices using radio waves
Setting the time according to the time information carried or implied by the radio signal
Informative references
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Tuning resonant circuits
Glossary of terms
In this subclass/group, the following terms (or expressions) are used with the meaning indicated:
GPS
Global Positioning System
Call sign
in broadcasting or radio communications, designates a transmitting station. A call sign can be formally assigned by a government agency or informally adopted by individuals or organizations
DCF77
designates the call sign broadcast from Mainflingen, about 25 km south-east of Frankfurt am Main, Germany
JJ40, JJY60
designates the call sign broadcast from Mount Otakadoya (in Fukushima prefecture, Japan) at 40 kHz and from Mount Hagane (in Saga prefecture, Japan) at 60 kHz
MSF60
designates the call sign broadcast from Anthorn (UK) at 60 kHz with a range up to 1500 km, which covers all of UK
WWVB
designates the call sign of the United States National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST) radio station in Fort Collins, Colorado, that transmits carrier and time code (no voice) on 60 kHz (low frequency [LF] band), and which is used for synchronising radio-controlled clocks throughout the North America
GSM
Global System for Mobile communications, originally from the French Groupe Sp├ęcial Mobile
AM/FM
Amplitude Modulation / Frequency Modulation
UMTS
Universal Mobile Telecommunications System
3G
International Mobile Telecommunications-2000 (IMT-2000), better known as 3G or 3rd Generation
RDS
Radio Data System
Constructional details
Informative references
Attention is drawn to the following places, which may be of interest for search:
Structural details or housings of electronic time-pieces
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Last Modified: 10/11/2013