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    Re: HO249 errors status?
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2009 Mar 27, 14:35 -0700

    It appears the tables have now been corrected. I received the
    following email:
    
    "Gary
    
    Once again, I would like to thank you for discovering these errors and
    bringing them to our attention.
    
    I am pleased to report that the on-line PDF files have recently been
    replaced with corrected versions. Since the generation software was no
    longer available to us, the errant pages had to be re-created
    manually, which was quite painstaking - almost as painful as actually
    finding the resources to do it!
    
    Anyway, the world is now a safer place because of your diligence. Well
    done, sir!
    
    Best regards,
    
    Tim Doherty
    Office of Global Navigation/Technology
    National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
    (301)227-1075 "
    
    gl
    
    On Feb 19, 4:30�am, Ken Gebhart  wrote:
    > We (Celestaire) have been told that the new PDF will be posted on 1 �
    > March. �We must re-print very soon, so it will be close. �If the �
    > Gov't does not make it by then, we will re-print using older, correct �
    > pages scanned into the existing PDF.
    >
    > Ken Gebhart
    > On Feb 18, 2009, at 7:54 PM, glap...{at}PACBELL.NET wrote:
    >
    >
    >
    > > I just checked the on line access to H.O. 249 at:
    >
    > >http://www.nga.mil/portal/site/maritime/?
    > > epi_menuItemID=8755b5dbee96c4327b2a7fbd3227a759&epi_menuID=35ad5b8aabc
    > > efa1a0fc133443927a759&epi_baseMenuID=e106a3b5e50edce1fec24fd73927a759
    >
    > > and found that the duplicated pages, 133, 139 and 152, 158 are still
    > > there. It appears that the missing minus sign problem has been
    > > corrected though.
    >
    > > You can go to my prior posting on November 17, 2008 at:
    >
    > >http://groups.google.com/group/NavList/browse_thread/thread/
    > > c9fa0798c9594bf8?hl=en
    >
    > > and down load copies of these pages that I posted from �my error free
    > > 1970 edition.
    >
    > > gl
    >
    > > On Feb 18, 12:50 pm, RBEmerson  wrote:
    > >> Following up on Gary La Pook's article in the March/April 2009 Ocean
    > >> Navigator magazine, Errors in H.O. 249 sight reduction tables, and
    > >> recognizing the lead time between acceptance and publishing, what is
    > >> the current state of this problem? �If nothing else, it would be
    > >> helpful to list editions, paper and electronic, that are known to be
    > >> "contaminated".
    >
    > >> Rick Emerson
    > >> S/V One With The Wind, Baba 35
    >
    >
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