Time-Signals by Wireless Telegraphy

  title={Time-Signals by Wireless Telegraphy},
  author={John Munro},
  • J. Munro
  • Published 1 August 1902
  • History
  • Nature
MAY I suggest that the wireless telegraph offers a means of enabling Greenwich or other astronomical time being sent to ships at sea for the correction of their chronometers and the finding of their longitude? Distinct signals have already been transmitted from England to America, and these are all that is necessary for communicating time. At certain hours of the day or night, for example 1 p.m., a series of wireless signals, perhaps ten or twenty, at intervals of one second, might be sent from…