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    Re: A Sextant For The 21St Century
    From: Lu Abel
    Date: 2007 Nov 15, 16:51 -0800

    Gee, why not a GPS set to, to confirm the reduction???
    Greg Rudzinski wrote:
    > 21st Century Sextant Specs:
    > 1. Blue tooth sensors on the micrometer drum sending to a laptop with
    > barometer, thermometer, chronometer, chart plotter, and celestial
    > functions.
    > 2. Carbon fiber frame.
    > 3. Titanium arc.
    > 4. Ergonomic adjustable grip.
    > 5. Variable 1.5 to 6x42mm flat field nitrogen filled scope with
    > fluxgate compass.
    > This model would plot instantaneous LOP,s on a laptop with the press
    > of a button on the micrometer drum.
    > Better yet would be a blue tooth micrometer drum pick-up add on for
    > older sextants. GPS is blue toothed why not a sextant?
    > Greg Rudzinski
    > >
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