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    Re: Sextant Accuracy and anomalous dip
    From: Walter Guinon
    Date: 2003 Mar 23, 08:02 -0800

    I think that ignoring the propagation time completely would introduce
    negligible error in establishing GMT. e.g. the delay over 2000 nm would be on
    the order of 20 milli-seconds.
    --- Rodney Myrvaagnes  wrote:
    > On Fri, 21 Mar 2003 18:53:37 EST, Bruce Stark wrote:
    > >I expect he already had the longitude. It's only reasonable to suppose that,
    > >as soon as a cable was laid, Greenwich time was telegraphed from an
    > >observatory so observers at the new station could determine the station's
    > >exact position. By finding the local time at the station, and applying the
    > Reasonable if they had previously measured the propagation speed for
    > the cable.
    > Any records of them doing this?
    > Rodney Myrvaagnes                                                    J36
    > Gjo/a
    > "We have achieved the inversion of the single note." __ Peter Ustinov as
    > Karlheinz Stockhausen
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