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    Re: Compass Adjustment
    From: N S Gurnell
    Date: 2004 Apr 29, 18:10 -0700

    compass adjusting courses.
    ring up your local Examiner of Masters and Mates in the Canadian Coast guard
    and ask him. Most examination rooms used to have an instrument(I forget the
    name) on which can be replicated the magnetism of a steel ship.  There is a
    pelorus mounted on it and you can compensate for most of the co-efficients. You
    can probably find them on the web and get help. rots a ruck. nsgurnell
    --- Robert Eno  wrote:
    > Is anyone aware of any formal courses (preferably in Canada) that one can
    > take in order to learn how to adjust a compass using, among other tools,
    > corrector magnets?  Before you mention manuals, I have lots. I am looking for
    > more of a hands-on course where one is taught the rudiments, and then turned
    > loose in a room or a ship full of maladjusted compasses -- under the watchful
    > eye of a sage instructor -- to practice what one has been taught. Like
    > astro-nav, I suspect that this too, is becoming a dying art.
    > Robert
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