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Do I need to change the batteries in my SkyScan Atomic Clock when I change my smoke alarm batteries?
It is not necessary to change your battery that often. Change the batteries when the numbers on the clock begin to fade.
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Does the transmitter for my SkyScan Atomic Clock link up with NIST?
No, only the clock links up to the signal in Colorado.
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How do I stop my SkyScan Atomic Clock from giving me military time?
The clock has two hour setting features. One feature is the regular time (12) and the second feature is military time (24). As a default the clocks are set for regular time (12). For those that wish t...
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How does my SkyScan Atomic Clock work?
The question has been well answered by the NIST.  Please refer to the following article.  Note: This link will open in another window, and take you to another website. http://www.nist.gov/p...
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How should I mount the remote transmitter for my SkyScan Atomic Clock?
In order to get an accurate reading and to prolong the life of your transmitter, we recommend that you have it in a sheltered area out of the sun and direct rain. Fog and Mist will not affect the sens...
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I am trying to purchase a new transmitter for my SkyScan Atomic Clock that has been discontinued. Are they all available?
Most of the transmitters are available, with the exception of models 81690, 86603 and 80082 (Q0082).
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I have an older model SkyScan Atomic Clock & new transmitter and have followed all the instructions & still do not have the outdoor temperature.
If all methods of restarting the clock do not correct the outdoor temperature, it typically means that there is an internal problem with the clock itself. We suggest that you replace the clock with a ...
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I need a new transmitter for my SkyScan Atomic Clock. Can I order one over the phone?
Transmitters may be purchased through our website using a credit card or by sending a check to Equity Industries. We do not have the capability to take orders over the phone.
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My SkyScan Atomic Clock doesn’t work.
NIST provides the signal received by your radio controlled clock, but we cannot provide technical support for the clocks themselves. We didn’t manufacture them, and we are not familiar with all ...
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My SkyScan Atomic Clock has lost its outside temperature reading.
If your outside temperature is not showing on your clock, that may mean that the clock and the transmitter have lost their connection. To reconnect them you must first take the batteries out of both o...
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My SkyScan Atomic Clock switched to Daylight Saving Time, but we don’t observe DST where I live.
There is most likely an on/off toggle for DST.  Turn it off if your area does not observe DST.  Please refer to your Owner's Manual.  Skyscan Atomic Clocks Owner's Manuals If there isn’t a way to...
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My SkyScan Atomic Clock transmitter has corrosion inside the battery compartment. Can I get a replacement at no charge?
No, corrosion is not a manufacturing defect. However, you can buy a replacement transmitter here on our website. What does corrosion look like? Corrosion can be blue, green or white in color, usuall...
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Quick Reference Guide for Digital 4 Button Model
HELPFUL INFORMATION ABOUT YOUR SKYSCAN DIGITAL ATOMIC CLOCK If you have the digital 4-button (SET, +, ALM, SNZ) model clock, you may use the following instructions to set your clock. If you have a di...
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The two dots between the hour and minutes keep blinking on my SkyScan Atomic Clock. Is that normal?
Yes, that is normal. The only digital clocks that don’t show the dots blinking are 87310, 86603, 88825, and 80083.
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What does DST mean on my SkyScan Atomic Clock?
What does DST mean on my Atomic Clock? DST means Daylight Saving Time. As a default, this setting it is set to be “ON”. Arizona and parts of Indiana do not recognize DST changes. The areas that ob...
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What is the maximum distance I can have the remote transmitter from my SkyScan Atomic Clock?
The maximum open-air distance is 82 feet in a straight line, although you should take into account distance and resistance. Subtract 25-30 feet for an exterior wall or any obstruction that is similar ...
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When does Daylight Saving Time DST begin (end)?
Daylight Saving Time Ends on Sunday, November 5th, 2017, at 2:00am.Your Skyscan Atomic Clock should set itself automatically.  For more information, please visit this page: 
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Why do I need to have the model number available for my SkyScan Atomic Clock when I call you for help?
It is important to have the model number so that we can answer your questions in a timely manner. We have several models of clocks and some of them work differently than others.
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I have sent a message to SkyScan Atomic Clocks, but have not received a response from you.
We have recently upgraded our website to include a Live Chat feature.  If you happen to be on our website during hours that we are closed, you have the option to send an "Offline Message".  ...
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OF.L Reading On Clock
Question: My clock is showing OF.L where the outdoor temperature should be. Answer: More often than not, it means that the transmitter needs to be replaced.
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