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[aprssig] Re: Metric [[furlongs per fortnight]]

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Fri Sep 7 02:24:29 UTC 2007


Sheesh!        You guys!

If you're an EE a kft. is 12000 in.
If you're a CE a kft. is 12,288 in.

And if you're like me, it's 12,144. (;-)

73, K9DCI, Steve

--- "J. Gary Bender, WS5N" <ws5n at hughes.net> wrote:


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What about those of us that live by base 2?  Kilo is
1024 !
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On Fri, 07 Sep 2007 00:52:18 +0200, Jan T. Pharo
wrote:
> Ben Lindner <vk5jfk at activ8.net.au>, Fri, 07 Sep 2007
05:13:38 +0930:
>
>> A kilo foot would be 1012 inches correct :-)
>>
> Hardly, if "kilo" is 1000 (it is).
> a foot is 12 inches.
> a kilofoot (k') is 1000' i.e. 12000".


       
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