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RCA atomic clock radio didn't reset to DST

The RCA atomic clock radio I bought for my parents didn't change to
DST. What do I do to set the clock to DST.
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  • johnsjames Apr 21, 2009

    My clock did not switch to DST, and so it is now an hour behind. There is no button for manual setting of time. Help!

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It is possible that the clock has old computer software code. If I recall the government changed Daylight Savings start up several weeks a few years. ago. My clock did not update also.

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Perhaps you've already tried this but on my atomic clock I have to select the DST option and make sure you're in the correct time zone.

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