Tag: NTM-3

Nebraska’s Nuclear Peril Beneath the Wave

Winter lobs one final bowling balll at the Midwest. As the yellow rays and warm currents of spring begin their encroachment on the Earth this month, lifting the air with heat here in southern Arizona and painting the east coast with rain, the Midwest is sliding beneath the wave. A lethal combination of blizzard vestiges… Read more »

Westinghouse KX241 Replacement

The Westinghouse KX241 was designed to harness technological breakthroughs that would allow the meter to achieve peak reliability and performance for both military and commercial applications. It was a rousing success. The meter performed to all the industry expectations and standards, resulting in a wide dispersal of the unit over a vast range of applications,… Read more »

The Athlete, the Analog, and a Comparative Future

The Weschler KX-241 is like an aging athlete. It was a wunderkind when it first arrived on the scene and there was apprehension at its newness, then it won the crowd over and performed admirably during the breath of its campaign, even had some peak moments of unparalleled greatness, and now is fading into the… Read more »

OTEK Offers 100% Form, Fit, and Function for the GE/DB40

While the Nuclear Industry grapples with its looming analog obsolescence crisis, OTEK is stepping up to offer immediate and viable solutions. The DB40 has been an industry fixture for nearly a half century, but as with the rest of its analog brethren, it is facing extinction with the inexorable advancements in technology and changing industry… Read more »

The Many Uses of Otek Meters

On this day in history, Frank (Julian) Sprague died at the age of 77 in 1934. Sprague was an American engineer, inventor and a pioneer in electric railway transportation. He worked with Thomas Edison at Menlo Park and formed the Sprague Electric Railway and Motor Company in 1884 and became known as “the father of… Read more »