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27 Responses to Contact

  1. Stranger says:

    Actually, it does work that way. Since it would be a bit of vainglory to cite my own paper on the subject; Fred Terman’s Radio Engineers Handbook, page 1, “Decibel Tables” will do nicely. And should be available at any respectable library.

    10 Decibel, or 1 Bel, represents a power ratio of 10:1, either “gain” or “loss.” Add 10 dB of gain to 10 dB of gain, you have 20 dB of gain and, with 1 Watt input you gain 20 dB or 100 Watts of output.

    If you place an attenuator with a ratio of 30 dB, or an input to output power ratio of 1,000 to 1 to a precisely similar 30 dB attenuator the overall attenuation would be 60 dB, with an overall attenuation of 1,000,000 – because 1,000 divided by 1,000 is 1,000,000.


  2. Trendy says:

    It seems that Connecticut has already passed a resolution granting the governor police state powers. What are the odds of the president declaring this same thing nationwide sometime soon?

  3. Stranger says:

    If one of Obama’s invited pestilences gets out of control, it is a virtual certainty that a state of emergency and martial law will be declared. Including a ban on possession of firearms.

    And, like Concord bridge, something we will have to deal with when we get there.


  4. John says:

    Do you think you can cite which sources you used for your article, “What Percentage Of Crimes Committed With Illegal And Legal Guns?” It has strong supporting facts for the paper I am doing on the effectiveness of gun control in America and would like to know where all of your statistics had come from. Much appreciated.

  5. Stranger says:

    John, since the topic is o general interest, your request for links is here.


  6. Stranger says:

    Fixed. Thanks for the correction


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