North Bucks Branch Archive Project

Main Branch site:

Branch site

The Branch web site contains up to date information about ringing in North Bucks. Much of the information formerly in this site can now be found there.


Latest on this site:

Web development - Oct 2019

The addition of the official Google API Key for the maps on the tower page should allow this to work again.

Some tidying up of formats and loose ends should help with the appearance of tables.

Archive copies of In Touch have now all been scanned and converted to pdf format so they can all be accessed via the Newsletters tab.

This has made an opportunity to show the branch's entry in the ODG Annual Report.


BellDocumented NoteDocumented Note SourceRecorded NoteRecorded WeightEstimated WeightDiameterFounder
2  C - - 5 - 0 - 1730From Reading in 1550

Inscriptions:

Sancte # George # ora O K v
 
Trapezoids
How does the shape of this bell compare to others in the ring?
Here, the shape of all the bells are compared by reducing their size so they all have the same radius at the soundbow.
Then we can see if the founder made bells taller, wider or the same shape as different sized bells were created.
Photos
Photos
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Tonal Analysis
Is this bell in tune with itself?
ToneFrequency (Hz)Tuning
Hum284120
Prime53413
Tierce65053
Quint83893
Nominal10600
Upper Third138071
Upper Quint1572-20
Upper Octave215831

This shows each harmonic relative to what it should be relative to the Nominal
taking Simpson Tuning as an ideal.
A positive figure shows that the harmonic is sharp, a negative figure shows that it is flat. There are 100 cents between notes on the scale.
Nominal:1065Hz
Sharp of C6 by 18Hz
MP3 
Radclive2.mp3