The technique you describe for measuring the tension in in aerial lines is well known in telecomm circles- It was a standard method for doing that test anddave9bro
Paul, I work at an electric utility, and I asked a co-worker if he had ever heard of a Sag Watch. He had not only heard of them, but he used to use one when email@example.com
Hello Jose, There is an article by Peter Hopp on this topic.You can read here if there was a slide rule before Oughtred or not:phollandde
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