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Re: AMSAT-NA totally metric?



At 07:20 21/01/2007, you wrote:
>Metric,
>What is the equivelent of Board Feet of Lumber? Threads per inch or mm OK,
>but why this pitch stuff?
>
>besides a pint is a pound of water! Is a litre of water a
>Kilogram?

Yes.. ! 1 litre of water is 1 Kilogram, in fact the entire metric 
weight system is based on this. 1000 Litres of water is 1 metric 
Tonne, (1000 Kg ) 1 ml of water is 1 gram. Plus the bonus of working 
in decimal points rather than fractions.

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