gyrocompasses revisited

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Ski

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Re: gyrocompasses revisited
« Reply #30 on: April 12, 2011, 11:09:58 PM »
I'd refer you to The American Practical Navigator by Bowditch. Does a much better job of explaining it than I could.
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vhu9644

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Re: gyrocompasses revisited
« Reply #31 on: April 12, 2011, 11:58:10 PM »
sorry, no control of what books i can buy, my parents would never let me buy a navigation book.  they would say i dont need it
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Re: gyrocompasses revisited
« Reply #32 on: April 13, 2011, 01:33:12 AM »
Happily, I can save you even a trip to the library.

http://books.google.com/books?id=pXjHDnIE_ygC&pg=PA93#v=onepage&q&f=false
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Re: gyrocompasses revisited
« Reply #33 on: April 13, 2011, 10:06:50 AM »
Science is what happens when preconception meets verification.
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Besides, perhaps FET is a conspiracy too.
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vhu9644

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Re: gyrocompasses revisited
« Reply #34 on: April 13, 2011, 11:15:37 PM »
thx
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Re: gyrocompasses revisited
« Reply #35 on: April 13, 2011, 11:19:48 PM »
Happy to help.
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vhu9644

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Re: gyrocompasses revisited
« Reply #36 on: April 13, 2011, 11:20:32 PM »
what do you say about rotation caused errors?
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