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    Re: SS61 course to steer
    From: Dan Hogan
    Date: 2000 Apr 09, 11:27 EDT

    On 9 Apr 2000, at 10:33, Jan Olav Mossik wrote:
    > 1. I do not agree in the way var/dev correction is explained, it is
    > very easy to misunderstand (in fact it is wrong), therefor;
    I thought maybe I screwed it up. That's what I get for using the new
    Bowditch and rushing. What I normally do is label all NORTHs and
    WESTs +(plus) and all SOUTHs and EASTs -(minus) then add
    algebraically. This eliminates remembering a lot of Rules-of-Thumb.
    > The rule of thumb is (please take no offence) West is best (so
    > therefor add) East is least (so subtract). When going form the map to
    > the compass, opposite when going back.
    Dan Hogan
    dhhogan{at}XXX.XXX
    

       
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