pjflysfast
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Zulu Time

Sun Sep 24, 2006 5:49 am

I am having trouble understanding Zulu time. I dont know the time of East, West, Central, and Mountain time zones in Zulu time and if I add or subtract and how much to add or subtract? Any help would be greatly appreciated.
 
Newark777
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RE: Zulu Time

Sun Sep 24, 2006 5:56 am

http://whattimeisit.com/

UTC is the same as Zulu time.

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RE: Zulu Time

Sun Sep 24, 2006 6:16 am

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RE: Zulu Time

Sun Sep 24, 2006 7:47 am

Zulu time is, basically, Greenwich Mean Time (GMT). It's fairly easy in the UK because during the summer we are GMT+1 (BST) and in winter we are on GMT.

Right now, I'm in Sydney, which is GMT+9, so it's 2347 in the UK now, but 0847 here in Sydney. You could always go to the clock on your computer and check the time zones there.
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RE: Zulu Time

Sun Sep 24, 2006 9:51 am

Quoting EGTESkyGod (Reply 3):
Right now, I'm in Sydney, which is GMT+9, so it's 2347 in the UK now, but 0847 here in Sydney. You could always go to the clock on your computer and check the time zones there.

Sorry EGTESkyGod, SYD ( MEL,BNE & HBA, as well) is GMT +10 normally and will go to GMT +11 for the October to March daylight saving period.(Except BNE, Queensland does not have daylight saving). PER is GMT +8 and ADL is GMT +9.5 (god knows why)

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RE: Zulu Time

Sun Sep 24, 2006 10:42 pm

Quoting Gemuser (Reply 4):
Sorry EGTESkyGod, SYD ( MEL,BNE & HBA, as well) is GMT +10 normally and will go to GMT +11 for the October to March daylight saving period.(Except BNE, Queensland does not have daylight saving). PER is GMT +8 and ADL is GMT +9.5 (god knows why)

Sorry, you are quite right...... UK are currently on BST, not GMT, so it's BST+9 which is equal to GMT+10. My bad!!
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RE: Zulu Time

Mon Sep 25, 2006 12:14 am

Quoting Gemuser (Reply 4):
Except BNE, Queensland does not have daylight saving). PER is GMT +8 and ADL is GMT +9.5 (god knows why)

lol .. i never knew that. Pretty interesting.

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RE: Zulu Time

Mon Sep 25, 2006 12:30 am

EDT = zulu(GMT/UTC) - 4
EST = zulu(GMT/UTC) - 5
CDT = zulu(GMT/UTC) - 5
CST = zulu(GMT/UTC) - 6
MDT = zulu(GMT/UTC) - 6
MST = zulu(GMT/UTC) - 7
PDT = zulu(GMT/UTC) - 7
MST = zulu(GMT/UTC) - 8
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RE: Zulu Time

Mon Sep 25, 2006 12:40 am

A topic made for me!

The most odd one I've ever seen is the Nepalese local time - it's 5 hours and 45 minutes ahead of zulu time. It's not uncommon to have time differences of half-hours (e.g. India at UTC+05:30, Iran at 03:30 etc) but I think Nepal at UTC+05:45 is the only place with a 15-minute variance. It means that there is a 15 minute time change if you're flying between India and Nepal....
 
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RE: Zulu Time

Mon Sep 25, 2006 1:19 am

All of China has one time zone. This is odd for a country of that size, but they make it work. Even more strange, some places in the USA do not observe daylight savings time, while most of the country does.
 
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RE: Zulu Time

Mon Sep 25, 2006 3:02 am

Quoting ZuluTime (Reply 8):
The most odd one I've ever seen is the Nepalese local time - it's 5 hours and 45 minutes ahead of zulu time. It's not uncommon to have time differences of half-hours (e.g. India at UTC+05:30, Iran at 03:30 etc) but I think Nepal at UTC+05:45 is the only place with a 15-minute variance. It means that there is a 15 minute time change if you're flying between India and Nepal....

The Chatham Islands in New Zealand are 45 minutes different from New Zealand standard time - which means that when New Zealand is on daylight saving time the Chathams are 15 minutes behind New Zealand as they dont ( AFAIK ) do daylight saving on the Chathams ... but I agree , it is a very unusual time variance

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