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    Re: Increased dip for "Nearer" Horizon or Level Line
    From: James N Wilson
    Date: 2011 Jul 27, 04:49 -0700
    Gary:
     
    Using dip short is to enable land-locked students to learn CN. Most Power Squadron sights are taken from known shore positions, since that used to allow a good base for determining their accuracy.
     
    Jim Wilson
     
    On Tue, 26 Jul 2011 23:20:47 -0700 (PDT) Gary LaPook <glapook---.net> writes:
    I have a question. What is the purpose of the dip short table? If you know your position accurately enough to be able to measure the exact distance to the opposite shore, as needed for using the dip short table, then you know where you are to a higher level of accuracy than you will be able to get using your sextant. So why bother to take a sextant shot using the dip short table? Just go below and have another sundowner.

    gl

    --- On Tue, 7/26/11, John Karl <jhkarl---.net> wrote:

    From: John Karl <jhkarl---.net>
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Increased dip for "Nearer" Horizon or Level Line
    To: NavList@fer3.com
    Date: Tuesday, July 26, 2011, 8:46 AM

    I'm having trouble attaching the file; here's another attempt.
    JK
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