How To: Verify the time on the computer with National Institute Standards and Technology


Instructions provided are steps to verify Internet Time Services (ITS) using National Institute Standards and Technology WWV broadcast.


  1. Double-click on the time shown in the bottom right corner of the computer screen to open the Date/Time Control Panel.
  2. Using a land line telephone, call 303-499-7111 to hear the time broadcast by the National Institute Standards and Technology. More information is available through the link in Related Information, below.

    Using a digital cordless or cellular telephone can introduce slight time delays.

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