I use the "Commander" compass free app on the I-phone. It seems to be very
accurate. I am due south of the buildings in downtown Houston according to
the map and the app agrees.
----- Original Message -----
From: "KAZeringue" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Saturday, January 07, 2012 11:20 PM
Subject: [TowerTalk] Using an iPhone App to line up your antenna
>I did this very thing Friday morning using a GPS enabled Android tablet
> with a free GPS compass application. The GPS app shows true north, so
> no corrections for magnetic north needed, and no problem with the tower
> interacting magnetically with a compass.
> Can't remember the name of the Android app. N4GU showed it to us
> Thursday night at club meeting, and W0UCE loaded it up for Friday
> morning's antenna alignment.
> Seems like the iPhone must be GPS enabled - probably has a similar app.
> Or drop a note to N4GU or W0UCE for the name of the Android app.
> 73 de w4kaz
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