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Re: Re: True North vs Magnetic



Hi Tim,
Thanks for the web site with the map. It is hard to remember the different
deviations, and weather to add or subtract. At 20 degrees at my location it
really makes a difference. Thanks again,
Bert  N7TKO Gold Bar, WA

"Timothy S. Zibrat" wrote:

> I was confused about this as well and asked this question a while back on
> this reflector.  I received a bunch of great answers, but while I was
> browsing the web one day, I came across this site that I thought I'd pass
> along:
>
> http://vader.castles.com/tomhyatt/magvar1.gif
>
> It has a map of the US showing the lines of magnetic declination dated 1990.
>
> Regards,
> K3TZ
>
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Dave D'Epagnier" <DAVED@ctilidar.com>
> To: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>; <K1uxbMa@cs.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2000 5:41 PM
> Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] Re: True North vs Magnetic
>
> > Not only that, but the magnetic declination varies over time as well. In
> > Boulder Co it was about 13.5 degrees 20 years ago. Now it's about 10.5
> > degrees, I hear. So looking at a USGS map won't do it. Does anyone know
> > where to find current information regarding this?
> >
> > --Dave
> > K0QE
> >
> > ----------
> > From:  K1uxbMa@cs.com [SMTP:K1uxbMa@cs.com]
> > Sent:  Wednesday, March 01, 2000 3:27 PM
> > To:  amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> > Subject:  [amsat-bb] Re: True North vs Magnetic
> >
> > All;
> > I'm using an old Army magnetic compass to take reading on the
> > antennas and
> > setup the
> > correct headings on the shack indicators. Most are probably familiar
> > with
> > this compass
> > ,there are two partial lines on the face which indicate Magnetic and
> > True.
> > Question is which is which ? Ture looks to be about 15 degrees east
> > of
> > Magnetic.But this varies with
> > location doesn't it ?  Any help appreciated. Tnx
> >
> > Nick_K1uxb@Amsat.Org
> > AmSat M#22708  ARRL M#
> >
> > Save_Time Go_Online
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