Arthur David Olson
arthurdavidolson at gmail.com
Sun Oct 25 19:30:48 UTC 2015
And the word today from XEQIN...
...in San Quintín, Mexico is "doce de la tarde con veinticinco minutos"
(literally, "12 of the afternoon with 25 minutes") at 15:25 USEDT; they're
still on Pacific Daylight Time.
On Sat, Oct 24, 2015 at 9:25 PM, Arthur David Olson <
arthurdavidolson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Listening to XEQIN...
> ...from San Quintín, Mexico this evening, I heard the announcement "cinco
> de la tarde con un minuto" (literally, "five in the afternoon with one
> minute") when it was 20:01 USEDT; this means San Quintín was on Pacific
> Daylight Time.
> More importantly, I later heard an announcer emphatically ("no no no")
> telling listeners not to set their clocks back until a week from now ("es
> hasta el primer domingo de noviembre").
> I hope to listen tomorrow evening to verify that clocks there have not
> been set back (and listen again next weekend to verify that they have
> been). Assuming so, that will leave the question of where (if anywhere) in
> Baja California Norte clocks are switched using Mexican rules.
> On Sat, Oct 10, 2015 at 9:24 AM, Arthur David Olson <
> arthurdavidolson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 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 XEQIN's ratings.)
>> 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,
>>> > > November or October. Making contact with locals in that area is
>>> > > 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
>>> > ambiguous name whereas San Quintín is not.
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