Greenwich Time Signal GTS

Picture of Greenwich Time Signal GTS, mark the precise start of each hour, The first five pips and 1 beep
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Age
 Tuesday February 5, 1924
97
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13
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Basic information

AKA
the pips
Category
others
Country
United Kingdom
Description
mark the precise start of each hour, The first five pips and 1 beep

a series of six short tones broadcast at one-second intervals by many  BBC Radio Stations

Invented by the Astronomer Royal Sir Frank Watson Dyson, introduced in 1924 and have been generated by the BBC since 1990 to mark the precise start of each hour

Many radio broadcasters around the world use the Greenwich Time Signal as a means to mark the start of the hour

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How old Greenwich Time Signal (GTS) would be if it was started on a different planet
Mercury
405.65 years
Venus
158.81 years
Mars
51.95 years
Jupiter
8.23 years
Saturn
3.32 years
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