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    Navigation in movies
    From: Gordon Talge
    Date: 1999 Aug 06, 1:23 PM

    Just rented the movie "Adrift" staring Kate Jackson.
    In the movie she and her husband are on a really nice
    ( really really nice ) sail boat. The is using what looked like
    to me to be about a $2,000 Tamyra sextant. She had a lanyard, but
    was not using it. When she took her Sun shot whe set the sextant
    down to write on something and "get this", she set it face down so
    the feet were pointing up into the air! The weight of the sextant
    was then resting on the scale, shades, scope, etc.
    
    Wonder if anyone else has noticed stuff like this in movies.
    
    I have also noticed it happens with radio too. They are trying to
    contact someone on a "Ham" radio and the operator is constantly changing
    the frequency by messing with the dial or not pushing in the mike button
    or holding the mike button in while a recieving a transmission which
    he could not possibily hear with his mike on.
    
    -- Gordon
    
    
    
                                         ,,,
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             +-----------------------ooO-(_)-Ooo----------------------+
             |  Gordon Talge WB6YKK            e-mail: gtalge{at}pe.net  |
             |  Department of Mathematics      QTH: Loma Linda, CA    |
             |  Aquinas High School            Lat.  N  34� 03.1'     |
             |  San Bernardino, CA 92404       Long. W 117� 15.2'     |
             +--------------------------------------------------------+
    

       
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