[time-nuts] 60 Hz measurement party

Raj vu2zap at gmail.com
Sun Jun 26 14:27:58 UTC 2011

In India we have 50 Hz +- 2Hz !! Clocks that run on mains frequency needed to be modified with a NS chip that ran off a NTSC color xtal. 

Homes used to be "All electric" in the old days with 3 phase (Like mine). I have had the neutral in the cable burn up due to road digging and lost a lot of equipment due to imbalance.
Now most homes are single phase 220v.


>>magnus at rubidium.dyndns.org said:
>>>It could be interesting just to monitor the phase of the L1, L2 and L3
>>>phases of the house. :)
>>Is 3 phase standard in (some/most/?) European homes?
>We are off-topic here, so let's keep this sub-thread short.
>I can't speak for the rest of Europe, as these things is certainly something which differs over the continent.
>In Sweden it is fairly common to have three-phase in the house or apartment. I suspect this is true for many neighbouring countries.
>Norway at least used to have a 230 VAC rather than 400 VAC three-phase with no real null. Hope they build themselves away from that.

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