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

Ray Wells vk2tv at exemail.com.au
Fri Sep 7 03:55:00 UTC 2007


144, now that's gross.

Ray vk2tv

>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:
>
>
>---------------------------------
>What about those of us that live by base 2?  Kilo is
>1024 !
>--
>
>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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