[ntp:questions] CHU Public Notice : http://inms-ienm.nrc-cnrc.gc.ca/time_services/shortwave_broadcasts_e.html

David Eduardo amdavid at pacbell.com
Wed Dec 13 03:45:55 UTC 2006


"Stephanie Weil" <stephanienyc at gmail.com> wrote in message 
news:1165981388.793918.160520 at 16g2000cwy.googlegroups.com...
>
> Max Power schrieb:
>
>> Re-licencing just might be possible, calling the 7.335 MHz a "broadcast".
>
> Well, I always thought that stations like WWV and CHU were
> "broadcasts".  I mean, they're receivable on any standard radio with a
> shortwave band.
>
> So the format is "all time all the time".  Not really all that
> different from all-news stations like Cuba's Radio Reloj, which mix
> newscasts in between the time-checks all to the sound of a ticking
> metronome.

For decades, XEQK in Mexico City gave the time each minute, followed by 11 
5" commercials. You could buy one spot every minute, every two minutes or 
every 4. 





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