Letter – Only solution is no meters

In all the fear mongering about the new smart meters, no one has wondered about the existing meters

Only solution is no meters

In all the fear mongering about the new smart meters, no one has wondered about the existing meters. Let’s see. They are run by a little electro magnet that reverses polarity — north pole, south pole, 120 times a second (60 cycles). The strength of the field controls the speed of a rotating disc. Does such a small alternating magnetic field do something to the miniature electric currents in my brain? Surely such a small magnetic field will have no affect. But wait — every house, apartment and condo has a BC Hydro meter, each one alternating polarity simultaneously. Don’t those electro magnets add up (120 times a second)?

Perhaps they also affect the weather. How could anyone tell if Victoria is supposed to be polar or tropical with the magnetic field — north pole, south pole — changing like that. The only acceptable solution — No Meters.

Joe Mothersill,Victoria


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