Time given in event threads...
Yes VCO either uses GMT or EST (Eastern Standard Time)(Think USA New York City- winter time hours).
IF you are not sure which time zone is which...note* they say GMT-5
(this means England winter time minus 5 hours)
so for instance for Crete Battle they state times as follows:
This SHOULD BE WRITTEN AS:
...and in reply to above:
so yes.. a time given in Eastern Standard is equal to 2 hour less than Pacific Daylight...
eastern and pacific times are 3 hours apart plus add the hour for stepping forward to day light time... so 2 hours different.
so as I said YOU do the math... there are to many time zones..
USA TIME ZONES
I tried to avoid this because technically we have 9 USA Time zones. ( I am leaving out Canada and Mexico or this thread would never end)
1) Chamoro Time Zone
; The zone includes the U.S. territories of Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands. It does not use Daylight saving time; it is always UTC + 10
2) Atlantic Time Zone
; territories of Puerto Rico and the U.S. Virgin Islands
Neither Islands area participates in Daylight saving time; it is always UTC -4
3) Eastern Time Zone
17 U.S. states in the eastern part of the contiguous United States
It uses EST (Eastern Standard time - winter = UTC-5) and EDT (Eastern Daylight Time - summer = UTC-4)
4) Central Time Zone
Parts or whole of 20 States are in this zone.
It uses CST (Central Standard Time - winter = UTC-6) and CDT (Central Daylight Time - summer = UTC-5)
5) Mountain Time Zone
Parts or whole of 16 states are in this zone.
It uses MST (Mountain Standard Time - winter = UTC-7) and MDT (Mountain Daylight Time - summer = UTC-6)
6) Pacific Time Zone
Parts or whole of 6 states in this zone (along the west coast & part of Alaska)
It uses PST (Pacific Standard Time - winter = UTC-8) and PDT (Pacific Daylight Time - summer = UTC-7)
7) Alaska Time Zone
Most of Alaska
It uses AKST (Alaska Standard Time - winter = UTC-9) and AKDT (Alaska Daylight Time - summer = UTC-8)
8) Hawaii–Aleutian Time Zone
Islands of Hawaii and some parts of Alaska
It uses HAST (Hawaii–Aleutian Standard Time - winter = UTC-10) all year.
Only the portions of Alaska use HADT (Hawaii–Aleutian Daylight Time - summer = UTC-9)
9) Samoa Time Zone
The zone includes the U.S. territory of American Samoa, as well as the Midway Islands and the uninhabited islands of Jarvis, Palmyra, and Kingman Reef
It uses SST (Samoa Standard Time = UTC-11) all year.
So Pretty much PAY ATTENTION to the "s" in ES
T and that they state GMT-5
This usage indicates they are talking about WINTER HOURS!