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    Re: Ho 208 question
    From: Bruce J. Pennino
    Date: 2014 Mar 1, 22:33 -0500

    I've now become curious about the various earlier methods. Weems LOP 1927 , version  1943 with Z equation and Rust diagram ,is very direct and easy to use. The "improved" Martelli Time Sight Tables by Bernecky, with all of the instruction/sample problems,  also goes along easily (thank you Robert..... a lot of work).

    I have  Mixter's  book (1945) where he provides instructions and complete tables for H.O. 211. As FER wrote, Mixter seems to favor it at that time.   I read many earlier NavList postings and H.O. 208 seems a favorite, while HO 211 is not as easy or direct?

    I'm wondering if I should download  the HO 208 tables as mentioned recently, or buy via Ebay  "Self Contained Celestial Navigation with HO 208, 1977" by John Letcher. The book (good condition) cost is about $13 US. Worthwhile?

    Robert, thanks again !


    On Wed, Feb 26, 2014 at 10:56 PM, Stan K wrote:



    Well, Frank, apparently I'm not the only one who missed that.  But it just goes to show that the members of this group are willing to put in some effort to help someone out.

    Actually, it seems that as of January 18th I was just beginning to work on the additional sight reduction methods, and 208 was at the bottom of the list.  I'm thinking that Orjan's message was not directed to me specifically, but it was definitely the NavList talk about 208, etc., that got me interested in adding the additional methods.  I only wish Orjan's message had registered, but it got filtered by a cluttered mind.


    -----Original Message-----
    From: Frank Reed <FrankReed{at}HistoricalAtlas.com>
    To: slk1000 <slk1000---.com>
    Sent: Wed, Feb 26, 2014 1:22 pm
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Ho 208 question


    Wait, why are we trying to scan these tables again? Isn't the copy listed below a COMPLETE copy of H.O. 208??
    This was posted just last month:
    "From: Örjan Sandström
    Date: 2014 Jan 14, 11:24 -0800
    Below are links to Dreisonstock (HO-208) in several formats.
    There are multiple downloads and viewing options there.
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