[aprssig] Accuracy of data on APRS
mjandthegang at yahoo.com
Sun Jun 10 22:21:55 CDT 2007
Wow. According to http://www.dryiceinfo.com/science.htm CO2 solidifies at -109.3°F or -78.5°C. I wonder if it was "snowing" CO2 at the time.
----- Original Message ----
From: Ray Wells <vk2tv at exemail.com.au>
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Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2007 8:38:25 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] Accuracy of data on APRS
Come in out of the cold, Ken.
-89C = -128.2F
-23C = -9.4F
-10.6C = 12.9F
I hope my calculator got it right :-)
Ken Kinyon wrote:
> One problem with this discussion. Us yanks are left out in the cold with these
> Celsius readings.
> Ken w7TS
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> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org]On Behalf Of Ray Wells
> Sent: Sunday, June 10, 2007 17:37
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> 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
>> 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
>>> 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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