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Features
User’s Guide
63-246
Atomic Alarm Clock
Thank you for purchasing your Atomic Alarm
Clock from RadioShack. Please read this user’s
guide before installing, setting up, and using
your new clock.
• Radio controlled clock receives signal from
WWVB 60kHz and adjusts time and date
automatically.
• LED backlight.
• 4 time zone settings.
• Daylight saving time.
• Alarm and snooze function.
• Indoor temperature with Celsius or
Fahrenheit option.
Check package contents
• Atomic Clock
• User’s Guide
• Quick Start
Select a Location
• Place your clock near a window.
• Do not place in direct sunlight, next to
heat or cold sources such as stoves and
freezers, or heating vents.
• Keep the clock away from high power
cables, TVs, microwaves, refrigerators,
computers, and metal furniture.
• Your atomic clock will not work in Alaska or
Hawaii.
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Install Batteries
1. Press the tab to
remove the battery
compartment cover.
2. Insert two AA
batteries (not
included) matching
the polarity
symbols (+ and –)
marked inside.
3. Replace the cover.
Replace batteries when the display dims.
SNOOZE/LIGHT
ALARM ON/OFF
• Press to turn on the
backlight for 5 seconds.
• When the alarm sounds,
press once to stop the
alarm for 5 minutes.
Turn alarm on or off.
TIME/SET
ALM/SET
Set time, year, month,
date, and temperature
reading.
Set alarm or switch
between viewing the
month/date and alarm
time.
Battery Notes
• Dispose of batteries promptly and properly.
Do not burn or bury them.
• Use only fresh batteries of the required size
and type.
• Do not mix old and new batteries, different
types of batteries (alkaline, or rechargeable), or
rechargeable batteries of different capacities.
• If you do not plan to use the atomic clock,
remove the batteries. Batteries can leak
chemicals that can damage electronic parts.
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Set Time and Date
6:00 a.m. It stops the update once the time is
updated for the day.
Automatic Settings
(/ZONE
• Decrease settings in
the time and alarm
modes.
• Select the desired
time zone.
1. After batteries are installed, the clock
starts searching for the WWVB signal from
the atomic clock in Fort Collins, Colorado.
2. One of the signal reception indicators
flashes during signal search.
Weakest
Weaker
Weak
Normal
Strongest
• Increase settings in the time and alarm modes.
• In the normal time display, press for 3 seconds
to activate the manual signal search. Press
again to turn it off.
3. If reception succeeds, date and time are
updated automatically, and displays
until the next reception cycle.
˚C or ˚F
12 or 24 hour format.
Month and Day or
Alarm Time
The clock automatically updates the atomic
time daily at 3:00 a.m., 4:00 a.m., 5:00 a.m., or
Alarm On
Day of the Week
Daylight Saving Indicator
Time Zone
Snooze On
Temperature
Clock Time
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)/WAVE
If the reception fails, no signal indicator
appears. Hold down )/WAVE for 3 seconds
to receive signal manually. If it still fails, follow
“Manual Settings” on page 8 to set the date and
time.
Signal Reception Indicator
ZWNotes:
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The radio signal search takes
approximately 10 minutes after batteries
are installed or when RESET is pressed.
If you want to set the time and date
manually, press )/WAVE to stop signal
search at any time.
The clock automatically adjusts the
daylight saving time (DST) upon receipt
of a signal, and displays. If you are
in an area that does not recognize DST,
change the time zone on your clock until
it matches the correct hour.
During the radio signal search, all function
keys stop working except SNOOZE/LIGHT.
Signal reception might be affected if your
clock is placed in a basement or anywhere
near large metal structures (tall buildings,
freeways, airports, or railways).
On very cloudy and stormy days, the radio
signal might not be strong enough to set
the clock.
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Manual Settings
1. Press (/ZONE to select the time zone
P (Pacific), M (Mountain), C (Central), or E
(Eastern).
2. Hold down TIME/SET until 12 Hr flashes.
3. Press )/WAVE or (/ZONE to select
available options.
4. Press TIME/SET to confirm and move on
to the next setting.
5. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to set the
hour, minute, year, month, date, and
temperature options.
After setting the date, the clock automatically
sets the day of the week.
ZWNotes:
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The Atomic Clock will override manual
settings if it receives a good radio signal.
The calendar extends from 2000 to 2099.
The year digits do not appear on the
main display. Hold down TIME/SET until
12 Hr flashes, then press three more times
to view. Press TIME/SET four times until
you are at the original display.
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If you do not press any key within 10
seconds, the clock returns to the current
time display.
Set the Alarm
1. Press ALM/SET. ALARM displays and the
alarm time shows instead of the date.
2. Hold down ALM/SET until the hour digits
flash.
3. Press )/WAVE or (/ZONE to set the
hour.
4. Press ALM/SET to confirm.
5. Repeat Steps 3 and 4 to set the minutes.
6. Slide ALARM ON/OFF to ON.
appears.
At the set alarm time, the clock produces a
series of beeps for 1 minute. Beep sequence is
listed on page 10.
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Duration
Alarm
0-9 seconds
one beep per second
10-29 seconds
two beeps per second
30-59 seconds
three beeps per second
Snooze
When the alarm sounds, press SNOOZE/
LIGHT on top of the clock to silence the alarm
for 5 minutes. ¼ and flash. After 5 minutes,
the alarm sounds again. You can repeatedly
use the snooze feature as many times as you
like. To stop snooze, press any button except
SNOOZE/LIGHT. ¼ disappears.
ZW
Note: Your clock must be on a solid,
flat surface so the pressure switches on
the bottom are triggered when you press
SNOOZE/LIGHT. Otherwise, you may not
activate the snooze and backlight functions.
Pressure
Switch
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Stop the alarm until the next day:
Press any button except SNOOZE/LIGHT.
remains on the display and the alarm will
sound again at the set time the next day.
Turn off the alarm completely:
Slide ALARM ON/OFF to OFF.
disappears.
RESET
If your clock stops working properly, use a
straightened paper clip
to press RESET on the
bottom of your clock.
All display segments
briefly appear, then the
clock starts searching
for a signal.
Specifications
Atomic frequency ...................................... 60kHz WWVB
Power source......................................... Two AA batteries
Temperature range...................... -10°~50°C (14°~122°F)
Dimensions (H×W×D) ............................ 2Y × 6a × 2 in.
.............................................................(66 × 154 × 50 mm)
Weight .......................................................... 8.1 oz (230 g)
Specifications are subject to change and improvement
without notice. Actual product may vary from the images
found in this document.
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Recycle Rechargeable Batteries
Placing rechargeable batteries in
the trash can be harmful to the
environment. Instead, recycle
old rechargeable batteries at your local
RadioShack store free of charge. RadioShack
participates in the RBRC© battery recycling
program, and is committed to preserving the
environment and conserving natural resources.
Call 1-800-THE-SHACK (1-800-843-7422) for
more information.
FCC Information
FCC Declaration of Conformity
This device complies with Part 15 of the FCC rules. Operation is subject
to the following two conditions: (1) This device may not cause harmful
interference, and (2) This device must accept any interference received,
including interference that may cause undesired operation.
Product
Atomic Alarm Clock
Model
63-246
Responsible Party
RadioShack
300 RadioShack Circle
Fort Worth, TX 76102
Phone
817-415-3200
Limited Warranty
This equipment has been tested and found to comply with the limits
for a Class B digital device, pursuant to Part 15 of the FCC Rules. These
limits are designed to provide reasonable protection against harmful
interference in a residential installation. This equipment generates, uses,
and can radiate radio frequency energy and, if not installed and used in
accordance with the instructions, may cause harmful interference to radio
communications. However, there is no guarantee that interference will
not occur in a particular installation. If this equipment does cause harmful
interference to radio or television reception, which can be determined by
turning the equipment off and on, the user is encouraged to try to correct
the interference by one or more of the following measures:
• Reorient or relocate the receiving antenna.
• Increase the separation between the equipment and receiver.
• Connect the equipment into an outlet on a circuit different from that to
which the receiver is connected.
• Consult your local RadioShack store or an experienced radio/TV
technician for help.
If you cannot eliminate the interference, the FCC requires that you stop
using your equipment. Changes or modifications not expressly approved
by RadioShack may cause interference and void the user’s authority to
operate the equipment.
RadioShack warrants this product against defects in materials and
workmanship under normal use by the original purchaser for ninety (90)
days after the date of purchase from a RadioShack-owned store or an
authorized RadioShack franchisee or dealer. RADIOSHACK MAKES NO
OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTIES.
This warranty does not cover: (a) damage or failure caused by or
attributable to abuse, misuse, failure to follow instructions, improper
installation or maintenance, alteration, accident, Acts of God (such
as floods or lightning), or excess voltage or current; (b) improper or
incorrectly performed repairs by persons who are not a RadioShack
Authorized Service Facility; (c) consumables such as fuses or batteries; (d)
ordinary wear and tear or cosmetic damage; (e) transportation, shipping
or insurance costs; (f) costs of product removal, installation, set-up service,
adjustment or reinstallation; and (g) claims by persons other than the
original purchaser.
Should a problem occur that is covered by this warranty, take the
product and the RadioShack sales receipt as proof of purchase date to
any RadioShack store in the U.S. RadioShack will, at its option, unless
otherwise provided by law: (a) repair the product without charge for
parts and labor; (b) replace the product with the same or a comparable
product; or (c) refund the purchase price. All replaced parts and products,
and products on which a refund is made, become the property of
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RadioShack. New or reconditioned parts and products may be used
in the performance of warranty service. Repaired or replaced parts and
products are warranted for the remainder of the original warranty period.
You will be charged for repair or replacement of the product made after
the expiration of the warranty period.
RADIOSHACK EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS NOT STATED IN THIS LIMITED WARRANTY. ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES THAT MAY BE IMPOSED BY LAW, INCLUDING THE IMPLIED
WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND, IF APPLICABLE, THE IMPLIED
WARRANTY OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, SHALL EXPIRE
ON THE EXPIRATION OF THE STATED WARRANTY PERIOD.
EXCEPT AS DESCRIBED ABOVE, RADIOSHACK SHALL HAVE NO
LIABILITY OR RESPONSIBILITY TO THE PURCHASER OF THE PRODUCT
OR ANY OTHER PERSON OR ENTITY WITH RESPECT TO ANY
LIABILITY, LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED DIRECTLY OR INDIRECTLY BY
USE OR PERFORMANCE OF THE PRODUCT OR ARISING OUT OF
ANY BREACH OF THIS WARRANTY, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED
TO, ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM INCONVENIENCE AND ANY
LOSS OF TIME, DATA, PROPERTY, REVENUE, OR PROFIT AND ANY
INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES,
EVEN IF RADIOSHACK HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF
SUCH DAMAGES.
Some States do not allow limitations on how long an implied warranty
lasts or the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential
damages, so the above limitations or exclusions may not apply to you.
This warranty gives you specific legal rights, and you may also have other
rights which vary from State to State. You may contact RadioShack at:
RadioShack Customer Relations
300 RadioShack Circle, Fort Worth, TX 76102
04/08
www.RadioShack.com
Protect the environment by recycling used electronics.
Go to E-CyclingCentral.com to find an electronic recycling
center near you.
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