[amsat-bb] Re: Magnetic North vs True North
daleh at alaska.net
Tue Sep 6 14:14:58 PDT 2011
On 9/6/2011 10:28 AM, Joseph Armbruster wrote:
> Please look at the FAQ provided by NOA, this should help:
> If you are interested in the technical details of the IGRF, see:
> If I was not at work, I could provide a longer explanation.
> Hope this helps!
> Joseph Armbruster, KJ4JIO
> skype: Joseph Armbruster, Orlando Florida
> On Tue, Sep 6, 2011 at 1:38 PM, Carl Rimmer W8KRF<w8krf at w8krf.net> wrote:
>> The earlier discussion on this topic caused me to think about my setup. I
>> know the tracking programs use True North; my question: If my declination
>> is 8 º 6' West, is my true north East or West of Magnetic North. I am
>> currently setup to where my True North is 8º East of Magnetic North. I have
>> looked a various sights on the Internet but I have always had a problem
>> wrapping my thick brain around this topic.
>> *Carl W8KRF*
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