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Author Topic: NIST FY2019 budget includes request to shutdown WWV and WWVH  (Read 537 times)

Offline ChrisSmolinski

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I would not be too concerned yet, White House budgets are routinely ignored by Congress.

https://swling.com/blog/2018/08/nist-fy2019-budget-includes-request-to-shutdown-wwv-and-wwvh/
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Re: NIST FY2019 budget includes request to shutdown WWV and WWVH
« Reply #1 on: August 11, 2018, 2239 UTC »
I'd much rather see voa and npr/pbs shut down than wwv. At least wwv has uses.
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Re: NIST FY2019 budget includes request to shutdown WWV and WWVH
« Reply #2 on: August 11, 2018, 2255 UTC »
Can we merge PBS and WWV? The Count could take over time announcements. He's a natural, and certainly has seniority. 

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