[time-nuts] Re: Low cost synchronization, kitchen appliances

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Mon Aug 22 10:25:10 EDT 2005

In message <4309DDC2.3020806 at erols.com>, Chuck Harris writes:
>Poul-Henning Kamp wrote:
>> In message <43090342.8000301 at erols.com>, Chuck Harris writes:
>>>>I met a violinist some years back who suffered from a 440Hz tinitus on his
>>>>left ear.  When he tuned his fiddle after that, it was 440.0Hz measured
>>>>with a frequency counter.
>>>Did you make this measurement, or were you just told of it?  What was the
>> I did.
>Good, then you should remember some important details:
>Could he see the counter, or was the test done blind?

I'm not that daft buddy!  :-)

Yes, we didn't mess around, and yes, he could do it.

We measured with 500msec period counting.

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