How does a stationary gps point north?
David Robbins K1TTT
AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://dxc.k1ttt.net
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> The technique I used for aligning my Yagi to north was to let my
> unit do the pointing. It has a North arrow that is true north and not
> swayed one bit by the magnetic field. After mounting the antenna on
> mast, I put the GPS unit on the bearing plate of the tower, rotated
> antenna by hand until it aligned with that North pointing arrow and
> tightened the mast clamp bolts on the rotator. The alignment is "close
> enough for government work."
> Thom WI8W
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