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BST - GMT

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Post by RogerB » Sun Oct 28, 2018 7:34 am

It seems that unlike the old MRF this one does not switch automatically from BST to GMT. If showing the correct time is important to you the setting can be altered in your own Control Panel. When Admin. Brian sees this he may well be able to make a universal adjustment. R-
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Post by Brian » Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:13 am

Mine has changed automatically.. You need to use the 'User Control Pane'l' located by clicking on your name (Top right) and then ensure the settings are as per my that I've marked 5 & 6 for UK residents. Other countries need to use the drop down selection tools to set their own region. :D

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Re: BST - GMT

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Post by RogerB » Sun Oct 28, 2018 10:21 am

Thanks Brian - mine was set to UTC. R-
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Post by ThomasTankEngine » Sun Oct 28, 2018 12:49 pm

My time changed automatically also. :D
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Post by Mr Bones » Sun Oct 28, 2018 3:52 pm

About time we stopped all this clock changing malarkey. It's daylight robbery :lol:
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Post by Maz066 » Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:21 pm

What's this I read here in Aus that the EU is considering switching permanently to summer time? That's going to complicate Brexit
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Re: BST - GMT

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Post by Walkingthedog » Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:45 pm

We’ve been considering that for years in the UK. Europe is always an hour ahead of us so we are used to them being out of step.
You may not know this and probably aren’t the least bit interested, but aircraft departure and arrival times are always GMT worldwide. So an aircraft taking off from Perth WA at 2000 would be told it was airborne at 1200.
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Re: BST - GMT

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Post by RogerB » Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:35 am

Walkingthedog wrote:
Sun Oct 28, 2018 9:45 pm
....... but aircraft departure and arrival times are always GMT worldwide.
Blimey, that sounds complicated. I’m sure it isn’t when you get used to it. I’d have to have about three watches (I don’t wear one at all) to keep up.

I think the UK should go to GMT (or UTC I believe it is also known as) and stay there. I could make do with two watches then. :D

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Post by Mr Bones » Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:23 am

In warships the operations room (and sometimes other areas) always operates in Zulu time (GMT). This provided consistency when talking or operating with forces around the world. As a ship sailed from the UK around the world and passed through time zones the ship would change to local time with the ops room remaining in Zulu. It could at times become very confusing :shock:
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Post by Walkingthedog » Mon Oct 29, 2018 10:43 am

We had two clocks, one local and one GMT. Always tried to go home using the GMT one.
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