The GW has a rechargeable battery and two discreet solar cells at the top and bottom of the face which are used to replenish the battery. The GW is equipped with an internal antenna which receives time calibration signals transmitted by an atomic clock on Fort Collins, Colorado. That means assuming you live in an area where the radio signal is detectable most of North America , you never have to set your watch, and it will always be extremely accurate. World time. Easily check the time in 30 different cities around the world 29 time zones.
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What is the range for receiving the time calibration signal? Click the following to get answer. Europe Why is the time as set by the time calibration signal slightly different from the time indicated by the time signal on the TV, radio, etc.? After the watch receives the time calibration signal, it performs various calculations to determine the current time.
These calculations can cause the time setting to be off by up to one second. Why is the time as set by the time calibration signal one hour off? This is because the watch is not making allowances for Daylight Saving Time summertime.
Note that you should turn off the DST setting if you are in an area where Daylight Saving Time summer time is not used. Why is the time as set by the time calibration signal wrong? Your Home City code setting is probably incorrect for your current location. Change your Home City code so it matches the time zone where you are currently located.
How is the accuracy of this watch? Since the watch automatically adjusts its time setting in accordance with a time calibration signal, you are always ensured of very accurate timekeeping. Is there anything I can do to improve time calibration signal reception? The following are guidelines for signal reception. Make sure there are no metal objects nearby.
Proper signal reception can be difficult or even impossible under the conditions listed below. Inside or among buildings Near household appliances or office equipment, or a mobile phone Near a construction site, airport, or other sources of electrical noise Near hightension power lines Among or behind mountains Signal reception is normally better at night than during the day. Time calibration signal reception takes from two to five minutes, but in some cases it can take as long as 12 minutes.
Take care that you do not perform any button operations or move the watch during this time. Such conditions can reduce water resistance. Stay up to date.
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