This is for the True North Musketeers (you know who you are!) --
>Q: How many TowerTalk list subscribers does it take
> to determine true north?
> 1 to ask how to determine true north
> 6 to post to TowerTalk how it was found
> 14 to share similar experiences of finding true north
> and how it could have been found differently.
> 7 to caution about the errors in each method.
> 27 to point out spelling/grammar errors in posts about
> true north.
> 53 to flame the spell checkers
> 156 to write to K7LXC complaining about
> the true north discussion and the fact that it has
> gone on "way too long".
> 41 to correct spelling in the spelling/grammar flames.
> 109 to post that this list is not about true north and
> to please take this email exchange to alt.true.north.
> 111 to defend the posting to this list saying that we
> all need to know true north and therefore the posts
> **are** relevant to the TowerTalk list.
> 306 to debate which method of determining true north
> is superior and where to buy the compass, GPS,
> newspaper, Almanac, etc.
> Everyone to engage in the infamous "declination vs. variation"
> 27 to post URLs where one can see different examples of
> True North
> 14 to post that the URLs were posted incorrectly, and
> to post corrected URLs.
> 3 to post about links they found from the URLs that
> are relevant to TowerTalk which makes finding true north
> relevant to this list.
> 33 to concatenate all posts to date, then quote
> them including all headers and footers, and then
> add "Me Too." SOMETIMES IN ALL CAPS.
> 12 to post to the list that they are unsubscribing
> because they cannot handle the true north
> 19 to quote the "Me Too's" to say, "Me Three."
> 4 to suggest that posters request the true north FAQ.
> 1 to propose new alt.change.true.north newsgroup.
> 143 votes for alt.true.north.
WARNING: This post does in NO WAY authorize any discussions about...
well, you know what.
73, Steve K7LXC
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