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    Re: Kollsman periscopic sextant mount
    From: Doug Faunt
    Date: 2020 Sep 23, 08:56 -0700

    It's not clear to me where "bar" comes into this.  I'm used to
    atmospheric pressure in millibars, and comfortable with bar for
    pressure, although many of the gauges
    I use are PSI.
    
    On Wed, Sep 23, 2020 at 8:46 AM Dave Walden  wrote:
    >
    > Frank said;
    >
    >  It's conceivable that the USCG (and USN maybe) could issue a decree 
    announcing that all weather data will henceforth be listed in SI units.
    >
    > I say
    >
    > Sure, the Navy could switch to metric.  During my career with the NAVY, we 
    switched three times.  At the beginning of the design process for a new class 
    of ship, it would be declared this will be a metric ship.  It would last 
    until the admirals rotated, and the new one roared 'well how long is my ship 
    in feet' and metric was gone again.
    >
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