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Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-31-2004, 03:28 PM
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Posted By sacco
my order of preference is 1] compass -...

my order of preference is

1] compass - small, lite no reason not to take it. anyone armed with a compass and general knowledge of an area should be able to get out of anywhere in the ADKs.

2]...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-31-2004, 03:22 PM
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Posted By sacco
nice link ken. before someone B**ches at me...

nice link ken.

before someone B**ches at me - when i said 5 minutes to learn, i meant by having someone teach you in person.

i think ken's link is great, but learning UTM on your own, just by...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-31-2004, 10:21 AM
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Posted By sacco
how long ago, reserves or active? active...

how long ago, reserves or active?

active duty's been using grid coords. for a quite awhile, reserve/NG maybe a little less.


ok you LAT/ LON guys. here's a couple quick questions.

1] if...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 08-17-2004, 12:00 PM
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Posted By sacco
i'd be surprised if anyone gives a reason for...

i'd be surprised if anyone gives a reason for using lat/lon, other than "just never payed attention to it"

since you have to go about 5 miles before earth curvature errors show up in the INCHES,...
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