[time-nuts] Optical time sync

Bruce Griffiths bruce.griffiths at xtra.co.nz
Fri May 2 03:48:21 EDT 2008

Hal Murray wrote:
> Why not?
> Diesel-electric locomotives do electrical conversions because it's more 
> efficient than mechanical gears.
> Some high voltage transmission lines are DC.  The conversion sites on each 
> end must be interesting.
Especially when they use mercury arc rectifiers.
Thyristor stacks arent nearly as imposing.


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