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[aprssig] Satellite Predictions requires a) Beacon and b) Messaging IGate

Jason KG4WSV kg4wsv at gmail.com
Tue Oct 18 23:47:25 UTC 2011


On Tue, Oct 18, 2011 at 3:24 PM, Steve Noskowicz <noskosteve at yahoo.com> wrote:
> :45m and 6.75m are both are kinda' stuck to a wicket. (;-).
>
> IS 6:45m  6 hours and 45 minutes?  Could be confusing if unknown up front.
> Then 6.45m while "consistent" has to be mentally translated.  Yes, this is not a disaster, but unconventional in the normal timekeeping paradigm.
>
> Then I wondered if 6m45 would be better...seems to be.
> It seems to be saying "6 minutes, 45 [seconds implied] ".  That seems to have some basis for being easily deciphered.


Yeah, this is much clearer:  6h45m or 7m15s.  There is no doubt those
are time deltas.  start throwing in :s and they look like absolute
times.


-Jason
kg4wsv



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