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    Re: online nautical almanac
    From: Joe Shields
    Date: 2002 Apr 1, 10:23 -0500

    Vic,
    
    Been there, done that...
    but the guy at:
    http://www.tecepe.com.br/scripts/AlmanacPagesISAPI.isa
     has done such a wonderful job, and since he makes his registered Visual
    Basic version available for only $20, I threw my home-made one away and now
    have his loaded on my laptop.  It has every feature I could ever want.
    Write your own if you are looking for a challenge (I must confess I enjoyed
    the programming challenge myself), but if you just want to produce the same
    output on your computer, pay the $20.  You won't be disappointed.  If you're
    into Celestial Nav. and have a computer, his program is great fun.  It's
    wonderfully layed out.  Beside the almanac features, it does sight reduction
    (even doing it backwards yielding an expected instrument reading which is
    great when you are just doing some instrument testing) and plotting on
    charts you can add (or even make with his chart maker program that comes
    with it), a sky chart you can animate (backwards and forward) at any speed,
    plus a GPS interface that allows you to see your position (via a litle boat
    icon) realtime.
    
    -- Joe Shields (not associated with the tecepe programmer in any way, just a
    satisfied customer)
    
    -----Original Message-----
    From: Vic Fraenckel [mailto:vfraenc1{at}NYCAP.RR.COM]
    Sent: Friday, March 29, 2002 5:47 AM
    Subject: Re: online nautical almanac
    
    
    Peter,
    
    Thanks for the link. My real goal is to be able to produce the same output
    on my own computer. I am a fairly good programmer and would like to have an
    nautical almanac in my computer on my sailboat.
    
    Vic
    ________________________________________________________
    
    Victor Fraenckel - The Windman                 vfraenc1{at}nycap.rr.com
    KC2GUI                                                      www.windsway.com
    
          Home of the WindReader Electronic Theodolite
                                   Read the WIND
    
    ----- Original Message -----
    From: "Peter Fogg" 
    To: 
    Sent: Tuesday, March 26, 2002 10:50 PM
    Subject: online nautical almanac
    
    
    | In answer to an earlier query, here is a link for an online nautical
    | almanac:
    |
    |  http://www.tecepe.com.br/scripts/AlmanacPagesISAPI.isa
    |
    
    
    

       
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