It may be that they were all once regarded as Wavemeters, i.e. for
measuring wavelength, but there was a distinction that is often
dropped... the Absorption Wavemeter, as opposed to the "normal" variety.
Much like a video recording almost universally referred to as a
"video"... a video what? :-)
On 15/02/2017 22:54, Bob Camp wrote:
Silly Canadians :)
It seems that the term either has drifted a bit over the last 70 years or there
another British / US difference here.
On Feb 15, 2017, at 5:00 PM, iovane--- via time-nuts <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
This Canadian RCA apparatus was also called wavemeter but is a heterodyne
frequency meter and a signal generator.
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