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Old 27th Dec 2004, 11:18 pm   #6
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Default Re: Vintage radio related Xmas pressies

My daughter and her fiancee brought me (to Belgium, all the way from Aberdeen) three AVO meters which he had successfully bidded for on my behalf !

Christmas day unwrapping them;
Boxing Day checking their performance;
today checking their calibration.

Nine AVOs in series measuring a common current of about 8 mA. "About" ? Big and small, from 1936 to 1968 all agree it's 7.8 mA. Who am I to argue ?

The three modern digital flimsies in the string can't agree between 7.5 and 8.1, or from one minute to the next.

I rest my case.

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