[time-nuts] [OT] degausing

wa1zms at att.net wa1zms at att.net
Thu Apr 15 20:07:54 EDT 2010


FWIW.....A good high quality compass needs to be designed based on  
what region of the earth you plan to use it in. The Suunto ones I have  
are marked with a US region code.

-Brian, WA1ZMS

On Apr 15, 2010, at 7:58 PM, Kit Scally <kScally at BYTECAN.com.au> wrote:

> Craig,
>
> If memory serves me correctly, Philips "better quality" PAL colour  
> TV's
> in the late 70's to early 80's "inverted" the CRT for us in the  
> Southern
> Hemisphere.  The TV's were clearly marked as such on the packing box.
>
> For reasons unknown, Japanese-made colour TV's never seemed to have  
> this
> problem.  Even though I was working professionally with these beasts  
> at
> the time in a TV station, I never figured out why Jap TV's seemed  
> immune
> to this problem whilst those made by our Dutch friends were not.
>
> OOLLM I guess.
>
>
> Kit
> VK2LL
> Sydney
>
>
> Message: 4
> Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2010 08:21:03 -0700
> From: "Craig S McCartney" <CMcCartney at on-sitetraining.com>
> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] [OT] degausing
> To: "Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement"
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> A bit off topic, but likely interesting to time-nuts:
>>> snip
> So, we had a HDTV monitor that doubled as a earth hemisphere detector,
> using magnetic flux differential.  Needless to say, we only used it in
> northern hemisphere shows after that.
>
>
> Craig McCartney
> WA8DRZ
>
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