[PLUG-TALK] Smart power meters

Russell Senior russell at personaltelco.net
Mon Oct 14 15:10:53 PDT 2013

>>>>> "Denis" == Denis Heidtmann <denis.heidtmann at gmail.com> writes:

Denis> [...] Making a measurement around a smart meter does not cover
Denis> the worst case.  It seems that the systems use some (2-5%)
Denis> meters as collection points for data from neighbors.  Getting
Denis> the power company to say what is the worst-case duty cycle and
Denis> power level has been nearly impossible.  Why is that?  But my
Denis> original reaction to the hub-bub about smart meters was to
Denis> classify it as "neurotic nonsense".  -Denis

If you can get an FCC ID for one of the devices, you can look up the
engineering report on its emissions.  They are a public record and can
be looked up on the FCC's website. But realistically, you need the FCC
ID, which will be printed somewhere on the device.

Russell Senior, President
russell at personaltelco.net

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