[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.


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Russell Senior, President
russell at personaltelco.net



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