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    Re: How Many Chronometers?
    From: Greg Rudzinski
    Date: 2009 May 11, 09:19 -0700

    A magnificently thorough, enlightening, and entertaining response to
    my question by the NavList! Thanks all!
    
    Greg
    
    On May 6, 10:10�am, Greg Rudzinski  wrote:
    > � � �When a time tick or other master reference is not available then
    > by what means can a navigator at sea use to determine whether a
    > chronometer is maintaining a consistent rate. If two chronometers are
    > carried then an inconsistency between the two would suggest a problem
    > but then which chronometer is at fault? How about a third chronometer
    > to help the navigator determine which chronometer is behaving badly.
    > Carrying three chronometers does triple the chances of one going down
    > but since quartz watches are cheap why not carry three?
    >
    > Greg
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