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R – Romeo Time Zone (Military Time)

Also known as: r – Romeo Time, Romeo

Time zone map of R
Areas with same time currently (UTC -5:00).
Currently has same time zone offset as R (UTC -5:00) but different time zone name.

Romeo Time Zone (R) is 5 hours behind Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). This time zone is a military time zone.

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Email time zone indicator: -0500

An email sent from someone in the Romeo Time Zone (R) time zone will have the time zone listed as "-0500" in the headers of the email. (However, "-0500" does not have to be in Romeo Time Zone, as other time zones could have the same UTC offset).

Where and when is R observed?

Romeo Time Zone is often used in aviation and the military as another name for UTC -5:00. Romeo Time Zone is also commonly used at sea between longitudes 82.5° West and 67.5° West.

The letter R may be used as a suffix to denote a time being in the Romeo Time Zone, such as 08:00R or 0800R. This is spoken as "zero eight hundred Romeo".

Only showing up to 16 cities, others may also be observing Romeo Time Zone.

Other time zones in UTC -5:00

Some time zones exist that have the same offset as R, but can be found under a different name:

Romeo time now


Wednesday, November 25, 2015

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