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 Return to top of page · Post #: 16 · Written at 2:19:33 AM on 2 October 2021.
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It was only 600V on the old tram system but obviously still high enough to cause the said issues. This tower repays the favour by blocking out AM radio as one drives by it these days.

Here'sa photo of the area back at the time. The tower on the left was for ATN-7, which broadcasted from the same site.

ATN-7 & ABN-2 Gore Hill, NSW


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 17 · Written at 3:09:54 AM on 2 October 2021.
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Tokyo is low and flood prone. They have dykes, dams, and pumps like some other major ocean cities, which means higher local taxes, like in New York City/Manhattan which now has regular basements+subway-system flooding as severe storms increase: Very expensive, as some electrical and all gas-control devices need mandatory replacement after flooding, and all work in NYC is done by Union workers (I'm not knocking that, but very expensive.)


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 18 · Written at 9:07:33 AM on 2 October 2021.
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I feel for the ABC techs trying to track that hum down. Same problem at WIN studio (VIC) but in the audio instead.

Haunted us for years, suspicion lay with the initial earthing installation as the site was built on a huge rubble base. Although this was never
proved, the hum level seemed to vary with precipitation.

When the power hungry automated record/playback banks were replace by a computer the hum diminished considerably, and when we
went full digital studio the hum vanished.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 19 · Written at 9:56:11 AM on 2 October 2021.
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Just a word on the 58 OH&S charges. Whilst one gloats on the provenance. We note the shock jocks pointing out that a "fine" is pathetic and a "paper tiger" as the taxpayer pays any fine, whilst the perpetrator's get away Scott free. Enough said as they too are bound by sub judice.

I see Portillo with his 1913 Bradshaw's got a rude awakening with his trip to Canada. Bradshaw has noted the recession of a particular Glacier due to "Global Warming". Portillo; shocked to the core even further when told by a geologist that that started in 1850. That adds more provenance that their dodgy modelling, is a dud & the warming & cooling is a natural cycle.

I am still waiting for one of of these people to try & tell us that the Melt of the Ice Age was Dinosaurs farting.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 20 · Written at 11:13:37 AM on 2 October 2021.
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Or the sun's getting hotter, or our orbit is taking us closer, or the wobble is increasing.

CO2 is heavier than air. How does it get to be in the upper atmosphere?

Just wondering.....


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 21 · Written at 11:24:29 AM on 2 October 2021.
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I read you loud and clear Marcc.

This will come as a tremendous shock to many; Glaciers DO melt. They have melted in the past. They are designed to melt.
Glaciers will melt with or without us.

We are living in an interglacial period. And thank goodness for that. The periodic counterpart is no picnic.

The epoch which will follow brings ice, ice, and ice. 150,000 years worth (average) Anyone moaning over glaciers, stick around and wait till our present warm spell is finished, then you will see glaciers in abundance.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 22 · Written at 11:41:09 AM on 2 October 2021.
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Quite right Ian,

Not to mention our decaying geomagnetic field, periodic increase in cosmic radiation which peaked late 2020 http://cosmicrays.oulu.fi/

Cosmic cycles, solar cycles, Intergalactic cycles all play their role---climate cycles follow their role, always have.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 23 · Written at 12:09:12 PM on 2 October 2021.
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For millions of years the air has constituted 78% nitrogen, 21% oxygen and 1% trace elements, with carbon dioxide having no more than a 0.48% share at any time. In fact, a majority of the remaining 1% is argon.

There are indeed a lot of natural phenomenon that affects the climate but none of them are man-made.

Greta was on her high horse last week with her usual crocodile tears. If the world needs to resort to listenting to a high school brat (who, mind you, has not yet finished school) for a decent climate policy then it shows that the UN and woke governments around the world are simply losing the plot.

There is a reason why no first world country runs solely on windmills, batteries and solar cells - these systems are simply not designed to be the backbone of a first world electricity supply.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 24 · Written at 5:19:09 PM on 2 October 2021.
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The earth is 4.7 billion years old. How can we predict climate trends based on 2-300 years of data.
Don't like coal fired power stations, then name me a reliable consistant method of power generation. Umm... Nuclear. But you don't want that either. Better hurry up and invent nuclear fusion.


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 25 · Written at 6:52:03 PM on 2 October 2021.
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Data goes back about 800,000 years based on ice core data,

https://earth.org/data_visualization/a-brief-history-of-co2/


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 26 · Written at 7:23:47 PM on 2 October 2021.
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There was an article in The Australian today asking Greta for solutions and not complaints. I guess we'll be waiting an aeon for an answer to that question.


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A valve a day keeps the transistor away...

 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 27 · Written at 9:25:25 PM on 2 October 2021.
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I often wonder if some of her ilk can be educated, I do take solace in the fact that brainwashing them does not need much water. If one takes note of the ancient writings and what they did, it is enlightening. Pre-dynastic in many areas is a revelation. Like in Egypt stone houseware machined out of granite. GP sailing boats running up & down the Nile; the design of which has not been changed in thousands of years as someone got it right first time.

That also begs the question as to the Turkish Navigator Piri Reis 1465 – 1553 had managed to make a relatively accurate world map showing Antarctica's land mass with out Ice.

Lot of ignorance in this world. I love the last part of Eric Idols "Galaxy Song"

"And pray there's intelligent life up there in space
Because there's bugger all down here on Earth"


 
 Return to top of page · Post #: 28 · Written at 11:45:48 PM on 2 October 2021.
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Historically CO2 levels lagged behind temperature changes, largely due to some of the described contributors like the earths tilt etc etc.
However, a perfect example from STC830 shows that the CO2 levels never went as nearly as high as they are today. In a 800,000 year span of time such levels of just one of the many gasses we release are higher than ever recorded prior. Because of this, the effects of higher levels of carbon up above lags behind us putting it up there. In effect, there’s a delay between the temperature increase following the release meant of the gasses.

https://news.climate.columbia.edu/2020/09/23/carbon-dioxide-distribution-atmosphere/

A rough explanation as to how CO2 rises in our atmosphere.

I mean if Chloroflurocarbons can rise to the ozone layer than CO2 definitely can.

Of course I wish that this wasn’t an issue. It would be great if we could have limitless reserves of dead dinosaurs and plant life to power our day to day life’s but it’s not how it’s all panning out.


 
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