[time-nuts] 15 ns vs. 15 nS

Rob Kimberley rk at timing-consultants.com
Tue May 22 04:05:19 EDT 2007


As Seconds are a fundamental unit of the SI system, shouldn't the "S" be
upper case?

Over to you fellow "nuts".

Rob Kimberley 

-----Original Message-----
From: time-nuts-bounces at febo.com [mailto:time-nuts-bounces at febo.com] On
Behalf Of James Maynard
Sent: 22 May 2007 08:26
To: Discussion of precise time and frequency measurement
Subject: [time-nuts] 15 ns vs. 15 nS

Didier Juges wrote:
> Sorry, it's not 15nS rms, it's 15nS at 1 sigma.
>
> Didier KO4BB
>
>   
A long s we are being pedantic:
15 ns = 15 nanoseconds, but 15 nS = 15 nanosiemens.

I am sure in the time-nuts list, we are concerned with nanoseconds, not
nanosiemens!



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