Antenna Citizen RCW/SU-3
Citizen wave receiver RCW/SU-3 for Citizen radio controlled watches, it also works with other brands. This product amplifies de radio time signal from the DCF77 station in Frankfurt. It works with other stations too.
External signal booster/ Wave Receiver Citizen for German station DCF77
Citizen RCW/SU-3 antenna, what it is and what it is used for?
Citizen external signal booster for radio-controlled watches that synchronizes with the DCF77 station.
- It works with all kinds of radio-controlled watches.
- Works with other brands.
- Necessary in those areas where wave reception is difficult.
- Increases the ability to synchronize the watch.
- If you live in closed buildings or in deep valleys between mountains it’s very useful.
- Can be used with several watches at the same time.
How does the wave receiver booster work for this type of watches?
- It amplifies the reception capacity of the watch.
- No need to power charge or use batteries.
- Doesn’t consume electricity or watch resources.
- It’s placed next to the watch you want to synchronize.
- It takes about 15 minutes to work.
- We recommend doing it once a month.
How to use the Citizen wave receiver Rcw/su3 antenna?
- Read your watch instructions!
- Find a window or the most open area in the house.
- Align the transmitting antenna to where you are located, in this case Germany.
- Place the Citizen antenna very close to the watch, so that it touches it slightly.
- Set the watch to reception mode manually for it to start receiving the time signal.
- If you don’t know how to force the reception, leave it for 24 hours in the same position for it to do so automatically.
How to know if your watch has synchronized?
- Most watches have a button to check the reception.
- If you don't know how to do it, just check the time by comparing it with your mobile phone,
- The time must match exactly to the minute.
I'm going to buy a radio-controlled watch. Do I need to buy the Citizen RCW/SU3 antenna?
This depends on several factors:
- Some watches receive the signal better than others, depends on the brand, the technology used and the model itself.
- If you live in the southern half of Spain, it’s usually necessary.
- You’ll need it if you live in a big city surrounded by big buildings.
- It’s essential in those homes that hardly have any windows or are in basements.
- If you live near a powerful radar signal like an airport for example.
Does it really work?
- Of course! This wave receiver Citizen It’s manufactured by the brand Citizen, world leader in radio-controlled watches
- We are so convinced of its effectiveness that if it doesn’t work you have 30 days to return it and get your money back.
Can it be used with other watch brands?
- Yes, Casio watches and other brands are compatible.
- If you have a Citizen Radio Controlled Watch, it’s the best investment you’ll make, but it’s a great investment for other watch brands too.
Although it was designed for the Citizen eco drive, we have tested that it’s suitable for all types of watches.
Does it help receive waves from other transmitting antennas?
- It does not amplify the signal of other transmitting antennas since it’s designed for the frequency on which the German DC77 station works.
- Not suitable for stations in America or Asia.
Do you want to know what a radio-controlled watch is and how it works?
- They are watches that automatically receive the time signal from a transmitting station, therefore they always show the exact time.
- They have a small wave receiver inside, and every day the time is synched with the exact time of the atomic clock.
- If you live in an area with little or bad wave reception, you’ll need this Citizen rcw / su3 antenna, to improve reception.
- Here is a great article from our blog that talks about how a radio-controlled watch works.
Is the antenna necessary for the watch to work?
- The amplifier antenna (wave receiver Citizen) isn’t necessary for a radio-controlled watch to work.
- It’s necessary to receive a good signal in difficult places.
- It’s not needed to change the time, you can do this manually.
- It’s very useful for winter and summer time changes, as it automatically changes when the clocks go back or forwards.