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  • Hence devices for detecting the oscillations in the antenna are merely very sensitive forms of ammeter and voltmeter.
  • AMPEREMETER, or Ammeter, an instrument for the measurement of electric currents in terms of the unit called the ampere.
  • There is therefore a certain ratio in which any current passing through the ammeter is divided between the shunt and the working wire.
  • The instrument therefore does not begin to read from zero current, but from some higher limit which, generally speaking, is about one-tenth of the maximum, so that an ammeter reading up to io amperes will not give much visible indication below i ampere.
  • In its simplest form an electromagnetic ammeter consists of a circular coil of wire in which is pivoted eccentrically an index needle carrying at its lower end a small mass of iron.
 

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