[RFI] So-Called Utility "Smart Meters"

Nathaniel Lee n1bnc at yahoo.com
Wed Aug 13 09:48:46 EDT 2008

I would think that the little LED is not using enough current to bust the bill in the first place. 

> Question on these meters. We have one of the old 
> type meters and was planning to upgrade our power 
> panel to a 200 amp box. All the companies that came 
> and gave us a bid said, "your electric bill will go up
> because these meters are setup to read a small LED 
> from your tv being off; but the old type is not that 
> sensitive." They also said "that they could stay
> in their 
> truck and read your meter from the road, even if the 
> meter is on the back side of your home."
> Your comments please.
> Rod kc7vqr
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