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Careful. The Norwegian postal service almost ripped me a new one for having the gall to ship a microcontroller, a thermometer and a couple of accelerometers to myself; apparently, buried somewhere deep in some regulation is the fact that shipping live datalogging equipment is a big no-no. Their legal department assured me this was par for the course for UPI (International Postal Union) menber countries.

Among the observations I made was that the tallest drop a package had to endure going through the sorting machine in Trondheim was 62cm (2ft).




> Among the observations I made was that the tallest drop a package had to endure going through the sorting machine in Trondheim was 62cm (2ft).

And now you know why live datalogging is forbidden, it exposes the possibility of finding out how negligent the postal workers are.


How did they discover you were shipping that stuff?


I stupidly thought they'd find the idea amusing, so I sent them a copy of the write-up I did afterwards. (School project.)

They were not amused.




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