East is Least, and West is Best...
Subtract East deviation, Add West deviation to get true..
RICHARD BOYD wrote:
>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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