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Re: [Electronics_101] Re: what precaution to take during brown-out ?

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  • DaveC
    Today here in USA, NPR radio show Fresh Air is interviewing a journalist who writes about the US national electrical grid:
    Message 1 of 32 , Jul 8, 2010
      Today here in USA, NPR radio show "Fresh Air" is interviewing a
      journalist who writes about the US national electrical grid:

      <http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128360080>

      The archived audio program will be available after 5 p.m. Eastern
      time, N. America.

      FYI,
      Dave

      -=-=-=-

      >Thank goodness your power meter is only billing you for product you
      >are receiving. Albeit, a product with lower specs (lower voltage).
      >Since the voltage is lower you are receiving billing for fewer kwh
      >usage. In a blackout, the power meter doesn't move at all. Hence,
      >no charge. There will likely be quite a few bodies found once the
      >heat emergency is over. The US power grid is showing its age. Once
      >the heat emergency is over, the authorities will quickly forget
      >about improvements to the grid. Charles AE5EW
    • DaveC
      Today here in USA, NPR radio show Fresh Air is interviewing a journalist who writes about the US national electrical grid:
      Message 32 of 32 , Jul 8, 2010
        Today here in USA, NPR radio show "Fresh Air" is interviewing a
        journalist who writes about the US national electrical grid:

        <http://www.npr.org/templates/story/story.php?storyId=128360080>

        The archived audio program will be available after 5 p.m. Eastern
        time, N. America.

        FYI,
        Dave

        -=-=-=-

        >Thank goodness your power meter is only billing you for product you
        >are receiving. Albeit, a product with lower specs (lower voltage).
        >Since the voltage is lower you are receiving billing for fewer kwh
        >usage. In a blackout, the power meter doesn't move at all. Hence,
        >no charge. There will likely be quite a few bodies found once the
        >heat emergency is over. The US power grid is showing its age. Once
        >the heat emergency is over, the authorities will quickly forget
        >about improvements to the grid. Charles AE5EW
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