[amsat-bb] G5500 Bearing
ko6th.greg at gmail.com
Tue Dec 22 02:43:13 UTC 2015
The easiest way, at least most times of the year, is to have the computer aim the antenna at the Sun, and then adjust the mount to match. I find doing it a few hours before sunset is most accurate.
On December 21, 2015 2:47:56 PM PST, "J. Boyd (JR2TTS)" <the2belo at msd.biglobe.ne.jp> wrote:
>On Mon, 21 Dec 2015 17:38:45 -0500, Dave Webb KB1PVH <kb1pvh at gmail.com>
>> True North
>Oh... hang on, this may be an important point I've been missing all
>time, but this means one must determine the magnetic declination for
>their QTH? Up to this point I had been just aiming my yagi via compass
>and leaving it at that.
>Sorry to hijack the thread here, but if this is the case, then the
>difference between magnetic and true north will be very different
>depending on your location.
>J. Boyd, JR2TTS/NI3B
>the2belo at msd.biglobe.ne.jp
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