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  1. 1 min ago, BlueHwy said:



    2) the 'smart' part of these devices are connected wirelessly. Typically either 169Mhz or 868Mhz. All these wireless signals will fry your brain.

    Not at the RF levels that they use.


    If you are concerned about RF energy "Frying your brain", throw out your microwave oven.


  2. 6 mins ago, chessie_yaker said:

    I’m working with an understanding of what was installed around northern MD maybe 20 years ago. I’m not sure where that info is from, but grid shortage alleviation would not be controlled at the node level, it would be branch level ie a grid branch.

    We have both, smart meters went in a few years ago, now they are installing remotely controlled switches on certain feeders.

    (Duke energy, southern Indiana)


  3. 47 mins ago, chessie_yaker said:

     They can’t turn your power off at it, so there’s no real reason to rebel. 

    They absolutely can.


    Can smart meters shut off your power?

    Based on the search results, smart meters can shut off your power remotely in certain circumstances. Here are the key findings:


    Energy suppliers can use smart meters to turn off your energy supply remotely, but only after:


    Contacting you to discuss options for repaying debt

    Visiting your home to assess your personal information


    Exceptions apply for vulnerable customers, such as elderly people living alone in winter, who cannot be forced to have prepayment meters or have their supply disconnected


    Smart meters can be used to change a credit meter to a prepayment meter remotely, but only under new rules that require energy suppliers to follow specific steps and not enforce this on certain vulnerable customers


    In cases of grid shortages, smart meters can be used to shut off power to manage supply and demand, as described in the article “Held to Ransom: Smart Meters Shut Off Power Whenever Renewable Energy Output Collapses”

    However, it’s important to note that:


    Smart meters do not control your energy usage; they only measure it

    Energy suppliers typically only shut off power as a last resort, after attempting to work with customers to resolve issues


    Some energy companies, like Southern California Edison, have stated that they will not shut off power remotely unless a customer is in trouble with the utility and has been notified in advance


    In summary, while smart meters can be used to shut off power in certain circumstances, energy suppliers typically only do so as a last resort and after following specific procedures to ensure fairness and protection for customers.

  4. 6 mins ago, Kings over Queens said:

    In your hood?  Really?


    We had 1 small one in Red Bank under the train tracks, but this was 3 years ago.

    Recently, In downtown Louisville, the city had to clear out a vacant 20 story building.

    The homeless had broken in and taken up residency, only after they started stripping the copper from the building and disrupting internet feeds to adjoining properties, did the city act.

  5. 13 hours ago, flyangler said:

    Curiously, I was getting 900 when laptop plugged into the Pepwave but now sub-750 when plugged into the TPLink switch.

    It could be the cellular performance, LTN is more of a dynamic burst situation, not linear.

    Monitor it over time.

  6. 32 mins ago, BrianBM said:

    The only candidate who called for the Constitution to be set aside because he didn't get his way is Trump.

    Biden did not call for it, he just did it.

    It took the Supreme Court to right his wrongs.


    Student loan forgiveness anyone?


    Brian, you don't know me and we have never met, but you should probably just stop posting.

    You are making things worse for yourself every time you do.

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