electro-Physics: 17.3409 volts

From: gordonjcp_at_gjcp.net <(gordonjcp_at_gjcp.net)>
Date: Tue Dec 14 07:40:49 2004

> On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, William Donzelli wrote:

>> In a few bulbs, if the geometry is right, they will magically turn into
>> very low power magnetrons.
> EEK! Cool! electromagnetic whistles!
> I shudder to think how this effect was discovered... talk about
> heisenbugs! Imagine some poor microwave receiver person trying
> to find a loss of sensitivity, birdies, spurious output... and
> finding out it's some goddamn FRONT PANEL LIGHT BULB!

... which would, of course, magically cure itself when you approached the
unit, because the capacitance from the bulb to your hand would kill the

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