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Ian Crawford wrote:
> OK... so does UTC == GMT ?  Right now, my clock says 13:00.  I'm in 

Greenwich Mean Time == Universal Time Coordinated == Zulu

> EST time zone (GMT -5:00).  Is the meeting in 2 hours?

Yes. GMT -0500 means that in your time zone it's now 5 hours less than
in GMT timezone. So you can add 5 hours to your local time  to get time
in GMT ==> 1800 GMT

BTW: If you invoke date -u (if you are on unix) it will tell you
time in GMT time zone.