ijournaler (ijournaler) wrote in lj_uk,
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Sometimes Old Technology is Better

I know time is in some sense relative but since getting a new digital radio, while still keeping my old FM radio in the kitchen, I've noticed that the pips for the time on the hour aren't simultaneous. The digital signal is behind.

This morning David Rooney, curator of timekeeping at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich, was on Saturday Live. A listener emailed in on this topic. Apparently the FM radio (old technology) is correct. What happens, I wonder, if we all go digital?
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