hertz hurts

Nigel Holmes Holmes.Nigel at ABC.NET.AU
Thu May 22 00:47:00 EDT 2008

 Hey Glen - read the wiki article under "History" ... Second sentence

Nigel  VK3DZ

-----Original Message-----

Wikipedia is wrong!  The term "Hertz" was adopted in October of 1933 by
the International Electrotechnical Commission.  Now it was not generally
used in the United States until the 1960s.  But, the term definitely was
adopted in 1933.



for details.  Frankly, I respect the Encyclopedia Britannica MUCH more
than Wikipedia!

Glen, K9STH

--- J Forster <jfor at quik.com> wrote:

Nope. It was adopted in the 1970s when units were reorganized into the
SI system. See:


Glen, K9STH

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