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Re: [TowerTalk] Loos Tension Gauge

Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Loos Tension Gauge
From: Ian White G/GM3SEK <>
Reply-to: Ian White GM3SEK <>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 07:49:03 +0100
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Dick wrote:
>When we calibrated cable tensiometers for aircraft cables we suspended 
>a known weight from a cable attached to a fixed point and measured the 
>tension on the cable with the instrument under test.  I don't know why 
>you couldn't perform a similar test either substituting different 
>cables or as John says below, put a known and unknown in series and 
>build a calibration chart.

Thanks, Dick - I've been keeping those big old transformers for 
*something* useful after all...

73 from Ian G/GM3SEK

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