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Greenwich Time Signal

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  • noun UK A time signal transmitted on radio by the BBC every hour and consisting of five short beeps followed by a longer one, with the longer one coinciding with the start of the hour.

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Examples

  • Thursday - 5th February 1924: The Greenwich Time Signal pips are broadcast on BBC Radio for the first time.

    Londonist

  • What will happen to the Greenwich Time Signal when analogue radio is switched off?

    The Independent - Frontpage RSS Feed

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