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[aprssig] Accuracy of data on APRS

Ben Lindner vk5jfk at activ8.net.au
Mon Jun 11 00:30:42 UTC 2007


maybe its time for the US to join the majority and switch. I would pay 
money to see that happen :-)

With metric system everything is base 10, cant much simpler than that.

Is the American inch the same as an English inch? I ask because the 
USgallon is not the same as the Imperial gallon

Ben Lindner
VK5JFK


Ken Kinyon wrote:
> One problem with this discussion. Us yanks are left out in the cold with these
> Celsius readings.
> 73,
> Ken w7TS
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Ray Wells
> Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2007 17:37
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Accuracy of data on APRS
>
>
> Google for the lowest temperature on earth. It was at the Russian
> Antarctic base and got down to -89 Celsius (they also had an unofficial
> -91) .
>
> You'd need a refrigerator to stop your beer from freezing.
>
> Ray vk2tv
>
> Ben Lindner wrote:
>   
>> Hi Ray,
>>
>> thanks for pointing that out, will make a note of that for future
>> reference :-) . Down South Aussie way, I dont think our thermometers
>> go that low
>>
>> Ben Lindner
>> VK5JFK
>>
>> Ray Wells wrote:
>>     
>>> Ben Lindner wrote:
>>>       
>>>> Hi Richard,
>>>>
>>>> In Australia NO place gets down to -17deg celcius, even in our
>>>> Alpine regions. So -17 is definitely "rubbish"
>>>>
>>>> Ben Lindner
>>>> VK5JFK
>>>>         
>>> Actually, the lowest recorded temperature for mainland Australia
>>> (i.e. excluding Antarctic territories) was back in 1994 at Charlottes
>>> Pass (near Australia's highest mountain, Mt Kosciuszko) when the
>>> mercury dipped to -23 Celsius.
>>>
>>> For Queensland, the lowest recorded was -10.6 Celsius.
>>>
>>> Isn't Google wonderful!!
>>>
>>> Ray vk2tv
>>>
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