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    Re: Dozier Formula, which quadrant
    From: Dan Hogan
    Date: 2001 Nov 21, 8:47 AM

    Yep, the good old Law of Cosines. I used it for several years. Works fine on
    board, but requires constant visualization of what direction the body is when
    sitting at a desk developing nav problems. So I switched to Dozier. Also I
    less possibility of error when tired and green around the gills.
    
    On 20 Nov 2001, at 17:39, nigel_gardner wrote:
    
    > Harking back to days before all this electronic jazz. quartz watches, lap tops
    > and goodness knows what we did not bother in the calculations about working
    > out Z in 360 but just got the figure out and then expressed it in terms of the
    > elevated pole and whether the body was East or West of you then say Zn was 234
    > and you were in the northern hemisphere and the body was just setting then the
    > calcs would have given a figure for Z of 126 so it would be written (and
    > plotted) as N126W.
    >
    >
    > NG.
    
    
    
    Dan Hogan
    dhhogan{at}verionmail.com
    

       
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