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    Fw: Re: Still on LOP's
    From: Barry Hudson
    Date: 2002 Apr 23, 14:02 -0700

    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "bhudson" 
    To: "Rodney Myrvaagnes" 
    Sent: Monday, April 22, 2002 4:50 PM
    Subject: Re: Re: Still on LOP's
    > From a practical point of view that part of the cocked hat that is closest
    > to land is taken as the position. This is for safety. This is a most
    > interesting discussion. With so many chances of error when using P/L's any
    > fix is a best approximation however we strive for accuracy.
    > Barrie
    > ----- Original Message -----
    > From: "Rodney Myrvaagnes" 
    > To: 
    > Sent: Monday, April 22, 2002 10:20 AM
    > Subject: Re: Still on LOP's
    > > On Sat, 20 Apr 2002 21:36:16 US/PACIFIC, Chuck Taylor wrote:
    > >
    > > >I propose that a computer simulation might help settle this argument as
    > to the
    > > >probablity that one's actually position lies within the "cocked hat".
    > am
    > > >hoping that someone has the time and inclination to carry out the
    > simulation.
    > > >The simulation would proceed as follows:
    > > >
    > >
    > > I applaud this proposal. I hope that if anyone does it he will post the
    > > equations (or spreadsheet) in a general form so listers can run it with
    > > thrir own choice of sigma, number of runs, etc.
    > >
    > > If the equations are written in a sufficiently general form, users can
    > > observe the effect of additional LOPs on the half-width of the
    > > resulting distribution, as well as the effect of crossing angles, etc.
    > > Rodney Myrvaagnes
    > J36 Gjo/a
    > >
    > >
    > > "Nuke the gay whales for Jesus" -- anon T-shirt
    > >

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