[amsat-bb] Re: Magnetic North vs True North

Greg D. ko6th_greg at hotmail.com
Wed Sep 7 22:03:22 PDT 2011

That works great when you are in the middle of your time zone, geographically, which you and I appear to be.  It wouldn't be quite so accurate if you were in one of those absurd examples of politics trumping astrophysics, such as Iceland, north-central Mexico, Argentina, or most of China which is an hour or three off.

Greg  KO6TH

> From: lucleblanc6 at videotron.ca
> To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
> Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2011 09:07:42 -0400
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Magnetic North vs True North
> How i find my north!
> At noon always using standard time i pointed the beam in the direction of top tower pole shadow on the ground. Quite simple and accurate 
> enough here.
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