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    Re: Error to Printed HO 249 Volume 2
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2008 Oct 22, 01:31 -0700

    Gary LaPook writes:
    I didn't look for it back in November when I found the other errors so  
    it could have existed then. Since they only recently corrected the 
    problems I had identified ( I last checked about August and they had not 
    yet been corrected) I wonder if this new error was introduced at that 
    time. If anyone has the commercial reprint please check it for this 
    newly identified error. The government and the commercial versions do 
    contain the earlier error I had identified.  Although a navigator would 
    not very likely use an altitude less than one degree it is good to 
    remember this error. When calculating an altitude less than one degree 
    carefully check the change in the printed altitudes as you approach 
    zero. If a value near to zero suddenly jumps up bigger than the previous 
    value you have found one of the erroneous entries and it should be a 
    negative value. For example, in volume 2, Latitude 24� reading down the 
    column for declination 16� same name, you get 2 02, 1 10, 00 18, 00 35,  
    -1 27. The 00 35 value is in error since it is further above zero than 
    the previous entry and it really should be -0 35. Going across this page 
    you will find the same errors repeated in every other column. You also 
    find the same errors near the bottom of the page for contrary name cases..
    frankreed@HistoricalAtlas.net wrote:
    >Gary, regarding the online version, you wrote:
    >"found the same error on those two pages." 
    >Does anyone know how long this error has been present in the online files? 
    >Or can you made a reasonable guess? 
    > -FER 
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