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What number can you call to get the accurate time of day?

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To get the accurate time of day, call the United States Naval Observatory at 202-762-1401 or 202-762-1069. The USNO primary master clock is located in Washington, D.C. and the times given are in Eastern Standard time.

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What number can you call to get the accurate time of day?
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The United States Naval Observatory's alternate master clock is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado and can be reached by calling 719-567-6742. The voice announcer for this number gives the time adjusted for the Mountain Standard time zone. If a phone is unavailable, the accurate time for every time zone in the United States is available on the Time.gov. or Time.is websites.

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