Welcome to the NavList Message Boards.

NavList:

A Community Devoted to the Preservation and Practice of Celestial Navigation and Other Methods of Traditional Wayfinding

Compose Your Message

Message:αβγ
Message:abc
Add Images & Files
    or...
       
    Reply
    Re: Nautical Almanac Usage
    From: Fred Hebard
    Date: 2004 Oct 22, 16:47 -0400

    On Oct 22, 2004, at 4:41 PM, Michael Dorl wrote:
    
    > At 02:23 PM 10/22/04 -0400, Herbert Prinz wrote:
    >> Hello All Stations,
    >>
    >> In a discussion about the role of CN at sea, Ken Gebhart pointed out
    >> that the sales of Almanacs would probably be a good indicator. After a
    >> little survey, I found out that out of over 200 members of the
    >> navigation list, zero members are currently in possession of the
    >> government edition of the Nautical Almanac for the year 2005. What may
    >> we conclude from this data?
    >
    > Have any members tried to obtain one?
    >
    > Well, last time I got one was back in 2000 when my daughter asked me
    > what I
    > wanted for Christmas.
    > This was say Nov 1999.  She ordered and paid for the almanac.  As I
    > remember, I got it just in time for it
    > to be obsolete somewhere in late 2000.  Will I order another?  I doubt
    > it.
    >
    > A great example of a US Govt out scoured service.  Maybe the UK does
    > better.
    >
    >> Herbert Prinz
    >
    >
    
    Michael,
    
    I have ordered one for two years now from the GPO website and obtained
    it within two weeks, paying with a credit card.
    
    Fred
    
    
    

       
    Reply
    Browse Files

    Drop Files

    NavList

    What is NavList?

    Join NavList

    Name:
    (please, no nicknames or handles)
    Email:
    Do you want to receive all group messages by email?
    Yes No

    You can also join by posting. Your first on-topic post automatically makes you a member.

    Posting Code

    Enter the email address associated with your NavList messages. Your posting code will be emailed to you immediately.
    Email:

    Email Settings

    Posting Code:

    Custom Index

    Subject:
    Author:
    Start date: (yyyymm dd)
    End date: (yyyymm dd)

    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site
    Visit this site