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    Re: Variation of compass
    From: Brian Whatcott
    Date: 2002 Oct 6, 12:08 -0500

    At 12:25 PM 10/3/02, Mike, you wrote:
    
    >Great circle is what you want, much the same as a fix on a radio beacon.
    >
    >--
    >         Mike Wescott
    >         Wescott_Mike{at}EMC.COM
    
    
    ...a great circle, such as the magetic bearing radial given by the VOR
    navaid,  which only pretends to be a rhumb line. (and so limits the useful
    range of that aid).
    
    Brian W
    
    
    
    
    Brian Whatcott
       Altus OK                      Eureka!
    
    
    

       
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