[time-nuts] Remotely read power meters
phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Fri Jul 1 22:43:39 UTC 2011
In message <2506.12.6.201.111.1309558264.squirrel at popaccts.quikus.com>, "J. For
>OTOH, it is hard to see the benefit of such meters to the utility, because
>the reader person still has to walk house-to-house.
Over here we read the meter ourselves, once a year, but they do random
spot-checks where they use a PDA with an attachment to do the optical
I would pressume the error rate would be much lower than if the meter
reader had to write down the numbers by hand...
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