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La Crosse Technology WWVB Product Manual

La crosse technology radio controlled watch product manual.
WWVB-RADIO CONTROLLED WATCH
The NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology-Time and
Frequency Division) WWVB radio station is located in Ft. Collins,
Colorado, and transmits the exact time signal continuously at 60 kHz.
The signal can be received up to 2,000 miles away through the
internal antenna in the E Howard & Co. watch. However, due to the
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    WWVB-RADIO CONTROLLED WATCH The NIST (National Institute of Standards and Technology-Time and Frequency Division) WWVB radio station is located in Ft. Collins, Colorado, and transmits the exact time signal continuously at 60 kHz. The signal can be received up to 2,000 miles away through the...

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    The Watch will search for a signal every night when reception is best. The WWVB radio station derives its signal from the NIST Atomic clock in Ft. Collins, Colorado. A team of atomic physicists is continually measuring every second, of every day, to an accuracy of ten billionths of a second per day.

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    SET-UP GUIDE, FEATURES AND OPERATION DISPLAY OF HOURS/MINUTES Recessed button Analogue display Push-piece button Digital LCD...

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    Hours and Minutes are shown using the analog display. Date and Seconds are shown in the digital LCD. DIGITAL DISPLAY OF DATE, SECONDS, AND WWVB RECEPTION CONTROL...

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    Press and release the PUSH-PIECE to toggle between the displays: • Month and Day The Date appears as Month and day (ex: 12.30) • Or Seconds and WWVB Signal Reception Icon...

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    Manual Setting TIME & DATE If the wristwatch is not able to receive the WWVB signal, you may set the time manually. IMPORTANT: If the WWVB signal is received correctly, the symbol (tower) is shown, and setting the time and date manually is not possible.

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    Press and release the PUSH-PIECE. The seconds will be set to zero (00). Press and release the PUSH-PIECE to set the minutes. Hold the PUSH-PIECE continuously to fast forward the minutes. By pressing and releasing the RECESSED BUTTON you can change the setting menu in the following order: Seconds Minutes...

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    Year Month The display of the date without the possibility to adjust it As soon as the WWVB signal can be received again, the watch will automatically adjust to the correct time. BEGIN WWVB SIGNAL SEARCH MANUALLY *If the WWVB reception is disturbed, you can start the WWVB signal search manually.

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    WWVB reception (and 15 seconds after holding the PUSH- PIECE) the hands will automatically return to the manually set time. The watch is now set to the WWVB signal reception mode. If the reception is disturbed (ex: close proximity to metallic objects or electric appliances), the watch will automatically try several times to receive the WWVB signal.

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    To exit this setting, press and release the PUSH-PIECE. Press and release the PUSH-PIECE. The watch automatically adjusts to the manually set time and attempts to receive the WWVB signal. After successful WWVB signal reception, the time will be set automatically. SETTING TIME ZONE...

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    Press and hold the RECESSED BUTTON for about 4 seconds. The current hour is shown at the left of the display. The right side displays the current time zone selection. Press and release the PUSH-PIECE until you see your desired time zone.

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    Denver Chicago, Mexico City New York, Toronto Rio de Janeiro, Buenos Aires London Paris, Rome, Berlin, Hamburg Cairo, Helsinki, Johannesburg Moscow Dubai Karachi Bangkok Hong Kong Tokyo Sydney...

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    15 seconds without pressing any buttons and the watch will automatically return to its normal display setting. Warranty La Crosse Technology, Ltd provides a 1-year limited warranty on this product against manufacturing defects in materials and workmanship. This limited warranty begins on the original date of purchase, is valid only on products purchased and used in North America and only to the original purchaser of this product.

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    La Crosse Technology, Ltd or La Crosse Technology, Ltd’s authorized service center. La Crosse Technology, Ltd will repair or replace this product, at our option and at no charge as stipulated herein, with new or reconditioned parts or products if found to be defective during the limited warranty period specified above.

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    The owner must pay any shipping charges incurred in getting your La Crosse Technology, Ltd product to a La Crosse Technology, Ltd authorized service center. La Crosse Technology, Ltd will pay ground return shipping charges to the owner of the product to a USA address only.

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    (5) damage resulting from the performance of repairs or alterations by someone other than an authorized La Crosse Technology, Ltd authorized service center; (6) units used for other than home use (7) applications and uses that this product was not intended or (8) the products inability to receive a signal due to any source of interference.

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    State. Some States do no allow the exclusion of consequential or incidental damages therefore the above exclusion of limitation may not apply to you. For warranty work, technical support, or information contact: La Crosse Technology, Ltd 2809 Losey Blvd. S. La Crosse, WI 54601...

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    Phone: 608.782.1982 Fax: 608.796.1020 e-mail: support@lacrossetechnology.com (warranty work) sales@lacrossetechnology.com (information on other products) web: www.lacrossetechnology.com...

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    All rights reserved. This handbook must not be reproduced in any form, even in excerpts, or duplicated or processed using electronic, mechanical or chemical procedures without written permission of the publisher. This handbook may contain mistakes and printing errors. The information in this handbook is regularly checked and corrections made in the next issue.

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