Yesterday, a visiting appliance repairman had an interesting story. He says
that the solid-state uP motor controls are and DC motors are becoming very
common; in particular, he says that front-loading washing machines need to
reverse the direction of drum rotation, and that it is more reliable and
cheaper to do it electronically (with a DC motor) than with a mechanical
At 02:32 PM 1/21/2006, Jim P wrote:
>It seems to me that the 'exemption' IS the
>result of lazafaire gov't regulation, and, the
>provsion in the law ALLOWS regulation if
>and when inteference begins to be expereinced.
>It hasn't been until the last few years that solid
>state uP driven motor controls were put into the larger
>widely-available consumer appliances like washers
>and dryers (AND treadmills, as I have experienced ).
>The Libertarian view would have no reguation what-
>soever, with local problems corrected by lawsuit
>or something else more in the vein of mediation
>between the troubled parties rather than provisions
>in the law drawn up beforehand.
>Jim P // WB5WPA //
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>Sent: Saturday, January 21, 2006 11:19 AM
>Subject: Re: [RFI] Tv interference
>> On Fri, 20 Jan 2006 19:15:27 -0700, Tim Groat wrote:
>> >No, appliances have an exemption written into Part 15:
>> Thanks, Tim. More of the best (small) government that (big)
>> money can buy. Doncha just love it?
>> Jim Brown K9YC
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