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    Re: Status of Celestial Nav in 2015
    From: UNK
    Date: 2015 Mar 11, 06:36 -0000

    Thanks Brad. I stand corrected! People started discussing lightning strikes as a logical reason for cel nav back up. Typos probably due to increasing dementia/ arthritis in fingers!

    Francis

     

    From: NavList@fer3.com [mailto:NavList@fer3.com] On Behalf Of Brad Morris
    Sent: 11 March 2015 02:48
    To: francisupchurch@gmail.com
    Subject: [NavList] Re: Status of Celestial Nav in 2015

     

    Hello Francis

    You wrote: (Boy Scouts moto?)

    Er *motto!   Boy Scouts must be able to spell before they can navigate.

    And now I believe I am officially off topic.  So is EMP on electronics.  Or EMP on Mechanisms.  Or Tinfoil, hat or not.  Your sextant?  Valid question.  A direct hit would be bad.  Still not navigation.

    Next!!!!!!!!

    On Mar 10, 2015 6:32 PM, "Francis Upchurch" <NoReply_Upchurch@fer3.com> wrote:

    Thanks Bob,

    That is brilliant!

    I suppose Frank is right in that these are very unlikely scenarios,but hey! It is fun to be prepared!(Boy Scouts moto?). Ultimately, I just enjoy cel nav in all its excentric forms. I don't think we need to justify it with these doomsday scenarios but it is still fun. I doubt whether any of us will ever need to rely on cel nav for survival. Statistically highly unlikely. Enjoy anyway! (but use the mark 1 eyeball when close to land!)

    Francis

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