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Receiving the time signal

Receiving the time signal manually (On demand reception)


For details of signal reception, see “About signal reception”.


It takes up to 15 minutes to finish signal reception.


In areas where summer time is implemented, it is convenient to execute procedures in “Setting summer time” before reception.

  1. Pull the crown out to position 1.
  2. The second hand points to 30 seconds and stops.

  3. Rotate the crown to change the mode to any one of the following: [LON], [NYC], [CHI],[DEN] or [LAX].
  4. !

    Available signal station is different depending on the mode you use.
    [NYC], [CHI], [DEN] and [LAX]: signals from the US station are received.
    [LON]: signals from the Germany station are received.
    Other modes: no signal reception is executable.

  5. Push the crown in to position 0.
  6. Press and hold the lower right button A for 2 seconds or more until the second hand points “RX”.
  7. The second hand indicates the result of the last signal reception.
    After that, the second hand points to “RX” and signal reception starts.

  8. Put the watch in the place with good conditions for time signal reception.
  9. !

    Do not move the watch as far as possible while the second hand points “RX”.

    After the reception finished, the reception result (H/M/L/NO) of this time is indicated and the watch returns to normal indication.

To cancel signal reception

Pressing and holding the lower right button A while the second hand points “RX” cancels signal reception and the watch returns to normal indication.

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About summer time Checking the previous signal reception result Types of signal reception When receiving the time signal Note on the time signal Poor reception areas


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