Kundo 'Space Timer' radio-controlled quartz desk clock, 1988.

Made:
1988 in Sankt Georgen

Kundo Space Timer Clock, synchronised to the 77.5 kHz time signals from the DCF 77 radio transmitter at Mainflingen, near Frankfurt, Germany, made by Kieninger und Obergfell GmbH, St Georgen/Schw, Germany, in 1988.

The Space Timer was one of the first mass-produced radio-controlled clocks. It is synchronised by time signals transmitted from Frankfurt in Germany and indicates Mid-European time, which is one hour fast of Greenwich. It automatically resets itself for summer time.

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Details

Category:
Time Measurement
Object Number:
1994-457
type:
radio-controlled clock
credit:
Kieninger und Obergfell GmbH u. Co.
status:
Permanent collection

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