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What happens when a Royal Navy warship sees a NATO task force headed straight for it? A crash course in Morse

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"Where others see orange, orange, yellow, I immediately 'see' 330k."

Some modern resistors seem to have many more colour bands than the old 3 + tolerance. Often their colours are not instantly obvious on small 1/4w ones. Even 4k7 has to be checked with an ohm meter to be certain. The muddy colours make red, yellow, brown, and orange almost indistinguishable. No - I am not going colour blind - higher numbers like green and blue are similarly confusing as to their colour.

Other makes are as clear as day.

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