A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding
From: Antoine Couëtte
Date: 2017 Sep 30, 01:37 -0700
I wrote Couëtte-sep-2017-g40220 in further comment to Lionheart-sep-2017-g40219 interpretation of the word "hack".
First of all I am correcting one information inside the 3rd paragraph of Couëtte-sep-2017-g40220 as follows :
one two minutes before your expected recovery time. That would normally put you over the ramp just 60 120 seconds later "
I had remained under the impression that the word "hack" was an auditive image to describe the accurate time (to better than +/- 1 second of time) as broadcasted by the Aircraft Carrier, through a strong and incisive "mark" heard at the radio, exactly like the brief noise of a butcher smashing his cutter into a piece of meat onto the wooden board ...