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    Digital compass, etc
    From: Stephen Ellis
    Date: 2000 Sep 07, 12:58 PM

    Hi I am new here, and I was wondering if anyone here has experience using a 
    digital or analog compasses.  You see I just installed a digital compass in 
    my car; a Ford Escort station wagon.  The instructions say to calibrate the 
    compass, you have to press a button, then drive around in a circle twice, 
    stop, then do another 2 circles.  I did that and the readings seem accurate.
    The compass is so-called "V1000 Copilot"  How do I know the readings I receive 
    are exactly correct?  Of course I know generally which way I'm going 
    (NSEW)and as I turn my car the readout seems to turn accordingly (if I turn 5 
    degrees left the readout should show that)
     I realize this may not be the right list to post this question, but if you 
    could  refer me to another list or answer this question I would appreciate 
    it.  Thank you.

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