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    Re: Just getting started (Pubs 214/229)
    From: Gary LaPook
    Date: 2007 Jan 19, 21:22 -0800
    Gary LaPook wrote:

    I just checked my copy on HO-229 and vols. 5 and 6 are 1970 and the others are 1974, 1975, 1978 and 1980. Dutton, 1969 mentions HO-229. My HO-214 start in 1940. HO-214 is mentioned in the Bowditch, 1938 but not mentioned in Dutton, 1934.Weems, 1938 mentions HO-214 but does not discuss it because "it will  likely be several years before it is available."

    My real question, however, is why was the arangement of the tables turned on its side with pages indexed by LHA and not by LAT as in HO-214 and HO-249 which put all the information you needed for a round of sights together on several  consecutive pages for your latitude.
    With HO-229 you always have to chase around through the whole book  because of its arangement by LHA.

    Chuck Taylor wrote:
    Doug Royer wrote:
    
      
    BTW, does anybody know why they switched from the
    214 format to the 229 format...
        
    
    The 1962 edition of Bowditch (including the 1966
    reprint) does not mention Pub 229 at all, but gives
    extensive coverage of Pub 214. When I studied
    Navigation in about 1967 (Navy ROTC), we were taught
    Pub 214. My oldest volume of Pub 229 is dated 1970. I
    did a search of abebooks.com and found 12 copies dated
    1970, and zero copies with an earlier publication
    date. I vote for 1970 as the date of first publication
    for Pub 229.
    
    Chuck Taylor
     48 d N
    122 d W
    
    
    
    
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