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Dan D'Air
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Re: Now the clocks have changed

Post by Dan D'Air » Sun Mar 25, 2018 7:10 pm

Thanks for the reminder
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Zeb
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Re: Now the clocks have changed

Post by Zeb » Sun Oct 28, 2018 8:44 am

Back an hour. :)

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Re: Now the clocks have changed

Post by Bilvo » Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:03 pm

Supra wrote:
Sat Oct 28, 2017 2:07 pm
baz1 wrote:its about time they left the time as it is they have been saying it for years but never do it
100% agree. All the criteria remotely relevant to why we have 'Daylight Savings Time' has long since disappeared. For example, Coal-Saving in the early 1900's (whatever 'Coal is? :whistle: ) & the energy Crisis of the early 1970's. There is good evidence that BST. is better for health & mental outlook reasons, particularly in child development.
Quite how one resolves having the actual GMT. in the country that is 1 hour forward of that is another hiccup! Allegedly many polls indicate around 60%-vs-40% in favour of permanent change to BST. but the government are not likely not consider a change until around 95% of the entire population call for it. I've got 16 time-based household, car & garage items to manually change in a modest 2-bed property! Whoops....forgot the cameras, make that 18!! :'(
Bearing in mind we haven't had a worthwhile nationwide referendum for some 16 months now, how about it?
1 here for BST. :thumb:
Until the Scottish and Irish complain AGAIN as happened in the past!! If you leave the clocks forward one hour on DST, in mid-winter it won't get light there in the morning until gone 10AM :grr:

It has been tried before and it was reverted back. There is actually no reason to put the clocks on to Daylight Saving Time (its not British Summer Time btw :thumb:) in the first place. Our clocks should remain on GMT forever and a day, absolutely no reason to change them forward and put them back.
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Morseman
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Re: Now the clocks have changed

Post by Morseman » Mon Oct 29, 2018 2:35 pm

Used Zulu time since being in the RAF. As far as I am concerned makes everything simple, especially when on holiday. It also upsets the wife :D :D

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Re: Now the clocks have changed

Post by Nighthawke » Mon Oct 29, 2018 6:33 pm

Bilvo wrote:
Mon Oct 29, 2018 1:03 pm
(its not British Summer Time btw .
Er, yes it is and is defined as such in law.

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Re: Now the clocks have changed

Post by Zymurgy661 » Sun Mar 31, 2019 7:18 am

Reminder on the clock change :)

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Post by Zackchambers » Mon Apr 08, 2019 5:54 pm

As the clocks have gone forward, guessing this means an extra hour should be added to notam times

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Re: Now the clocks have changed

Post by SamP » Tue Apr 09, 2019 1:16 am

That is indeed correct :)

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