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

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at phk.freebsd.dk
Sun Aug 21 18:11:01 EDT 2005

In message <4308F567.3020205 at erols.com>, Chuck Harris writes:

>However, I have never, ever heard of anyone that could prove to
>do better than 1 cent.  Do you have any reference to your claim?  Perfect
>pitch has always been something that has fascinated me, if only because
>of the total unlikeliness of the whole thing.

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.

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