[amsat-bb] Smartphone (compass) apps which show true north?

W3AB/GEO w3ab at yahoo.com
Tue Feb 13 20:16:44 UTC 2018

GPSTEST, droid, will allow you to disable inclination therefore showing you true north. It's a free app.

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73 de W3AB/GEO​

On Feb 13, 2018, 12:00, at 12:00, Philip Jenkins <n4hf.philip at gmail.com> wrote:
>I'd rather not wade through the process of downloading and installing 
>various multitudes of compass apps to see which of them can indicate
>north (handy for doing satellite demos when you're not at home, and
>know or don't have the magnetic declination of that location).
>My phone doesn't seem to have a magnetometer anyway (from the error
>messages I'm getting when I've tried a few compass apps).
>Do any of these apps use GPS to show true north, and not just magnetic
>north (or both)?
>Philip N4HF
>P.S. I have an Android phone and tablet, but I'm sure iPhone users
>find this info useful as well.
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