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Old 05-23-2007, 12:18 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by YT2095
correct, there`s no VHF TV now, that was way back in the old days of thermionic valves (vacuum tubes I think the Americans call them).
now all is UHF for terestrial TV broadcasts.
415 and 625 lines I think are the standard protocols used AKA (NTSC and PAL).

although you DO get the occasional Ham Radio TV-DX signal on VHF TV (if you`re lucky enough to still have a working model).
I knew you would have the answer, YT. I remember?, back in those days, the inside of grandma's tv had tubes, and the channels went from 2-13 -- was there a #1? don't recall.

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Old 05-23-2007, 12:18 PM   #32
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Originally Posted by AllenOK
Well, I got 16, according to the answers listed. However, they didn't answer what's the top number on the FM Dial. I think it's 108, but could be wrong. I've had digital car radios for way to many years now. Also, I think the answer about which way does the water go down the drain is incorrect. In the Northern Hemisphere, cyclonic storm systems (which include hurricanes) rotate counter-clockwise
My washer spins clockwise and the water drains counterclockwise. I have heard that with some recipes such as pudding or mayo that if you start stirring clockwise you have to continue in that direction and if you change to counterclockwise you will ruin it. As in pudding or mayo if you switch, it will become runny. If you are right handed you swirl a whisk clockwise and if you are left handed, you swirl it counterclockwise???

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Old 05-23-2007, 03:46 PM   #33
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I got 18 but was surprised. I'm very forgetful in everyday stuff. Like what was I saying?

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