Arthur David Olson
arthurdavidolson at gmail.com
Sat Oct 10 13:24:36 UTC 2015
Radio station XEQIN of San Quintín has a web presence:
It's a daytimer, the web page says it broadcasts from 5:00 a.m. until 7:00
p.m. Streaming wasn't working for me today here in Maryland until shortly
after 9:00 a.m.; I'm now (~9:15) hearing a Spanish-language announcer who
has mentioned the date, meaning it should indeed be a live stream. I
haven't yet heard a time announcement, and I'm surprised the streaming
started at 9:00 my time rather than 8:00 my time.
We'll see what happens in the coming days and weeks--in particular between
October 25 and November 1. (If nothing else, we may produce a spike in
On Fri, Oct 9, 2015 at 8:02 PM, Matt Johnson <mj1856 at hotmail.com> wrote:
> +1 for America/San_Quintin. Thanks Greg.
> Also - and you guys are going to love this - I looked up the coordinates
> we have for America/Santa_Isabel in zone.tab, which are +3018-11452, and
> look what I found:
> We've picked "Sierra Santa Isabel" - a mountain range. :)
> Also: http://mapcarta.com/20314132
> Nowhere near the actual town of Santa Isabel either.
> > To: gregsla at microsoft.com; tz at iana.org
> > From: eggert at cs.ucla.edu
> > Date: Fri, 9 Oct 2015 13:31:56 -0700
> > Subject: Re: [tz] America/Santa_Isabel
> > On 10/09/2015 10:47 AM, Greg Slayden wrote:
> > >
> > > I see conflicting information online about when DST ends there, either
> > > November or October. Making contact with locals in that area is likely
> > > the best way to find out
> > >
> > Yes, if we can establish that San Quintín uses Mexico's DST rules, we
> > can effectively replace America/Santa_Isabel with America/San_Quintin.
> > Normally we'd prefer Lázaro Cárdenas as it has more people, but it's an
> > ambiguous name whereas San Quintín is not.
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