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Re: How to calibrate the azimuth angle?



You could be interested to have a look at
http://www.vhfdx.net/discuss/truenorth.html

73. Gabriel - EA6VQ
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> -----Mensaje original-----
> De: amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces@amsat.org]En
> nombre de Tony Langdon
> Enviado el: jueves, 27 de diciembre de 2007 9:30
> Para: Chiu-Teng Tsai; amsat-bb@amsat.org
> Asunto: [amsat-bb] Re: How to calibrate the azimuth angle?
>
>
> At 04:08 PM 12/27/2007, Chiu-Teng Tsai wrote:
> >Dear all,
> >
> >     I am Chiu-Teng Tsai (BM6ERA) from Taiwan. Now we are building a
> > mobile ground station. One of our problem is how to calibrate the
> > azimuth angle. Use compass only, or any better solution? Thanks
> for your help!
>
> Azimuth is given in degrees from true North.  A compass is fine, if
> you know the magnetic declination (i.e. the difference between true
> North and magnetic North) for your location.  That information should
> be readily available on the Internet.
>
> 73 de VK3JED
> http://vkradio.com
>
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