[amsat-bb] G5500 Bearing
Harvey N. Vordenbaum
tower2 at stx.rr.com
Tue Dec 22 20:02:07 UTC 2015
Or use this website: www.solar-noon.com to find true north.
From: AMSAT-BB [mailto:amsat-bb-bounces at amsat.org] On Behalf Of Rolf
Sent: Tuesday, December 22, 2015 9:03 AM
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Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] G5500 Bearing
When I put up my new beams recently I used the NOAA website which has a
Go to http://www.ngdc.noaa.gov/geomag/declination.shtml
and click on DECLINATION.for the Magnetic Field Calculators.
On Tue, Dec 22, 2015 at 8:55 AM, Bill Booth <ve3nxk at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 21/12/2015 5:47 PM, J. Boyd (JR2TTS) wrote:
>> Oh... hang on, this may be an important point I've been missing all
>> this time, but this means one must determine the magnetic declination
> I use the sun to aim at. Set the controller to the sun az/el and then
> aim the antennas by hand and tighten down. Easier with 2 people, one
> of course with welders goggles.
> Bill Booth VE3NXK
> Sundridge ON, Canada
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