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    Cell phone time, dip at beach!
    From: Mike Burkes
    Date: 2005 Apr 10, 07:37 -0700
    HI folks! I have a few commments and questions I wish to post to List:
    1.For a while I was unable to obtain precise time therefore used cell phone time in order to make a few sun shots at beach and lo and behold time was in synch with subsequent recovered precise time! If anyone has feedback as to how cell phone time is determined I would be interested! Also thought I would pass this info along since I now know cellular time to be an excellent back-up!
    2.Dip at beach: This issue may have been batted around the List before but is there a prescribed method of determining height of eye for dip correction at beach? I would venture a guess if elevation is known at that precise spot that would be one way but I try to get as close as possible to water in order to minimize eye height.
    Thanks much your responses will be much appreciated!
    Mike Burkes
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