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[aprssig] grads and other funny angle measurements

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Thu Apr 16 03:29:20 UTC 2009



Radian compass...hmmm  I love it!  Perhaps a new product line for me...

OK, OK, OK.  I can't resist even though this is drifting hopelessly OT and let you guys in on the ground floor of this.

One of the small companies that I started about 10 years ago.  
  The Tates Compass Co.

I don't magnitize the needles.  It saves much on Cost and expensive equipment.

Our motto: "He who has a Tates is lost."

Ba Boom tshhh!

--  BACK ON T:  Perhaps there *IS* an APRS application for Grads... ?



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--- On Wed, 4/15/09, Curt, WE7U <archer at eskimo.com> wrote:

> From: Curt, WE7U <archer at eskimo.com>
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] grads and other funny angle measurements
> To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
> Cc: APBIDDLE at MAILAPS.ORG
> Date: Wednesday, April 15, 2009, 2:49 PM
> On Wed, 15 Apr 2009, Jon Kåre Hellan
> wrote:
> 
> > Going hiking when one of you has a 360 degree compass
> and another a 400 grad one gets interesting. We quickly got
> rid of the 400 ones.
> 
> Can I find one marked in radians?  That'd be a hoot to
> bring out on
> a SAR mission...
> 
> -- Curt, WE7U.       
>         archer at eskimo dot
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