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Re: 56K Modems



On Mon, 5 Jan 2004 21:42:51 +0000, 
Pigeon <jah.pigeon@ukonline.co.uk> wrote in message 
<20040105214251.GA1731@droitwichbox.dyndns.org>:

> On Mon, Jan 05, 2004 at 01:16:24AM +0100, Arnt Karlsen wrote:
> > On Sun, 4 Jan 2004 21:52:57 +0000, 
> > Pigeon <jah.pigeon@ukonline.co.uk> wrote in message 
> > <20040104215257.GB30783@droitwichbox.dyndns.org>:
> > > with), as long as you're in the right country; at least in the UK,
> > > the frequency is legally required to average out to exactly 50Hz
> > > in a 24-hour period. 

..url to this?  I curious about the wording of these regulations.

> > ..huh?  I thought the idea was to stick as close to 50Hz as
> > possible? On having some heavy gear hop onto the grid, the load
> > slows it to say 49.99Hz, so promptly feeding more power onto the
> > grid to bring it back up to 50Hz, is done. But you brits have to
> > hike it up to say 50.01Hz for a while "to catch up lost clock
> > time"???  That too, is outside the 50Hz ideal.
> 
> It's wider than that... a +/-1% variation is allowed, ie.
> 49.5Hz-50.5Hz. Nothing really bothers about such a variation... except
> in the bad old days when record companies' mastering turntables were
> mains-locked, so you could end up with LPs whose pitch was up to 1%
> out (a semitone is about 5.9%).
 
..oh yeah, the virtuos saw blade violinist effect.  ;-)

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