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    Re: Regarding fix bearings
    From: George Huxtable
    Date: 2008 Dec 20, 20:14 -0000

    inuik@yahoo.com, or A-08, wrote the posting copied below.
    
    That idea sounds original, simple, and interesting.
    
    Tell us more, A-08.
    
    George.
    
    contact George Huxtable, at  george@hux.me.uk
    or at +44 1865 820222 (from UK, 01865 820222)
    or at 1 Sandy Lane, Southmoor, Abingdon, Oxon OX13 5HX, UK.
    
    
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: 
    To: 
    Sent: Saturday, December 20, 2008 2:12 AM
    Subject: [NavList 6773] Regarding fix bearings
    
    
    |
    | Regarding fix bearings: A convenient practice of taking two bearings at
    one landmark is to take the first bearing at 45 deg, then second bearing is
    taken off beam (90 deg).  In this case distance off beam is equal distance
    traveled.
    | There are also few so-called "magic" angles which play the same trick:
    upon using them distance travelled is equal distance off.
    |
    | I wrote a formula which permits for the first bearing chose any angle you
    want and then calculate the angle for the second bearing which, as a result,
    equals distance travelled to distance off.
    |
    | I think it gives some flexibility in bearing taking and especially in
    calculating distance off.
    |
    | Respectfully,
    |
    | A-08
    |
    |
    | ------------------------------------------
    | [Sent from archive by: inuik-AT-yahoo.com]
    
    
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