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The Average Salary of a Meter Reader

Meter readers record information from various types of utility meters, including water, electric, gas and steam. These jobs usually require a high school diploma, and new meter readers typically learn the necessary skills on the job by helping experienced workers. Although the salaries of meter readers vary widely, annual pay averaged approximately $39,000 as of […]



How Do I Get a Laptop to Read an SD Card?

According to the SD Card Association website, Secure Digital (SD) memory cards are about the same size as a postage stamp and are popular for storing music and video files. Since SD cards are so small, they are popular for transferring information between various devices. The portability of SD cards make them ideal for use […]



How to Read a Thomas Guide Map

Thomas Guides contain maps covering the Los Angeles area. You can buy one for $20 to $30 in any grocery store: spiral bound books of maps that are easy to read and loaded with information. The books lay flat on a car seat or dashboard and you can use them to track your progress across […]



How to Read Toyota VIN Numbers

Every car that is manufactured has a vehicle identification number (VIN). The VIN is a group of numbers and letters that gives information about the car, from make and model to where and by whom it was manufactured. Every part of the number is essential to identifying a car. Find the VIN where the right […]



How to Read a Scuba Tank

Familiarization with equipment and establishing a regular maintenance routine are habits that ensure a diver’s safety. The scuba or air tank is no exception, and each scuba tank should be visually inspected every two years and complete hydrostatic testing every five to ensure the interior and exterior of the tank are sound enough to support […]



How to Read a Mitutoyo Micrometer

Mitutoyo set out to create an affordable, more accurate micrometer, according to the company’s history. In the years since its foundation, the company met its original goals for the standard mechanical micrometer and has expanded its offerings to include a much larger variety of measurement instruments, including several types of micrometers. Regardless of the style […]



How to Read a Carpenter Square

A carpenter’s square, also called a framing square, is a versatile instrument for laying out stair stringers, roof rafters and determining angles, among other duties. Usually made from aluminum or steel, carpenter’s squares are etched with tables and numbers that go beyond a simple ruler. These tables are quick references that save builders time by […]



How to Read Handbell Notation

Playing in a handbell choir can be a rewarding way for a beginning musician to get involved in a group. Though it requires some music reading ability, you do not need to be an advanced music reader to play. Typically, a handbell player is responsible for two to four notes on a staff of music. […]



How to Read an EKG for Dummies

Reading an EKG is not the easiest procedure to decipher for a person who has not been medically trained. An electrocardiogram, or EKG as it is more commonly known, is a test that takes place at many hospitals and doctors’ offices on a daily basis. An EKG is a procedure that allows doctors to measure […]



How to Use a Dwell Meter Reading

A dwell meter measures the amount of time that the points remain closed or “dwell together” when an engine is running. These specifications only apply to vehicles that were made using the old points/plug/condenser ignition. Modern vehicles that use electronic ignition no longer have points, so these steps are not applicable. Dwell figures for any […]