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[TowerTalk] Magnetic North Info & Map

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Magnetic North Info & Map
Date: Wed Feb 12 12:33:30 2003

     An alternative to your shack's PC clock (which is probably not visible
out by the tower's shadow) is a typical cellphone.  All digital cellular/PCS
networks rely on GPS signals to maintain synchronization among the
transmitters at the cell sites and the mobile handsets.  Most, if not all,
handsets these days include a time display that is better than most you can
find in a portable form factor, relying on the GPS signals for the correct

73 de
Gene Smar  AD3F
-----Original Message-----
From: Bernstein, Dave <>
To: Chris BONDE <>; <>; <>
To: <>
Date: Wednesday, February 12, 2003 11:52 AM
Subject: RE: [TowerTalk] Magnetic North Info & Map

Accuracy of course depends on the
>accuracty of your PC's clock, but there are plenty of free programs that
>will let you sync with NBS.
>    73,
>        Dave, AA6YQ

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