If you're late for your appointment, it's the Kosovans' fault!

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If you're late for your appointment, it's the Kosovans' fault!

Post by CelticRambler » Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:34 pm

European clocks lose six minutes after dispute saps power from electricity grid
The problem is caused by a political dispute between Serbia and Kosovo that is sapping a small amount of energy from the local grid, causing a domino effect across Europe’s 25-nation synchronized high voltage power network spanning the continent from Portugal to Poland and Greece to Germany.

The deviation from Europe’s standard 50Hz frequency has been enough to cause electric clocks that keep time by the power system’s frequency, rather than built-in quartz crystals, to fall behind by about six minutes since mid-January.
Never have that trouble with my sundial! 8-)

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Re: If you're late for your appointment, it's the Kosovans' fault!

Post by alittlebitfrench » Thu Mar 08, 2018 12:53 pm

Tis true that.

Our cooker clock is six minutes behind.

I must check if the CH clock is also affected.

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