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From: (Richard M. Gillingham)
Date: Mon Feb 10 22:36:56 2003
East is Least, and West is Best...

Subtract East deviation, Add West deviation to get true..
Gil, W1RG


>No, this is not the perennial finding true north question.  In my area, 
>Maryland, the "magnetic deviation" is about 10 degrees.  I can never remember, 
>though, if that means when I have my compass out I should let the needle come 
>to a stop on 350 or on 10 to have zero pointing at true north.  Magnetic north 
>is where the needle will point, obviously, and true north is 10 degrees off 
>from that, but I can never remember which way.  ?  73 - Rich, KE3Q
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