WWV


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WWV

(communications)
The call letters of a radio station maintained by the National Institute of Standards and Technology to provide standard radio and audio frequencies and other technical services, such as precision time signals and radio propagation disturbance warnings; the station broadcasts on 2.5, 5, 10, 15, 20, 25, 30, and 35 megahertz at various times.
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The WWVs treated by PF immersion were oven-dried at 55[degrees]C until they reached a moisture content of approximately 10 percent.
In October of that year, the call sign WWV was assigned to NBS.
Gen Ratnayake won his WWV that was recommended twice, for acts of bravery under fire when his Brigade at Iyakachchi (Jaffna) was nearly swamped by the LTTE on 23 December 1999.
One-way broadcasts would allow NBS to create a continuously running time service usable by the general public, similar to the services already provided by its ground based stations WWV, WWVB, and WWVH, but with substantially better accuracy.
Shipway's fellow director at WWV was Nevil Jonathan Hart, 47, who has not been made bankrupt, but is a boss of holiday companies called En-Fused and Promo World Travel Limited.
Timings good to a few hundredths of a second can be made with an ordinary camcorder by filming the event while shortwave radio time signals play in the background (tune to WWV at 5, 10, or 15 MHz).
With a shortwave radio you can receive continuous time signals by tuning to WWV, which broadcasts at 2.
A High Court hearing is set for next month and Shipway expects WWV to be liquidated, leaving nothing for customers.
David Dunham of the International Occultation Timing Association (IOTA) reported that a local Chicago radio station, WCKG-FM, arranged with IOTA to broadcast time signals from WWV for a few minutes before the event.
Many chasing refunds find the original phone number for Worldwide, later renamed WWV.