[Loadstone] Relative degrees does work

Paul Shelton pbs at paulshelton.com
Sun Jan 27 22:58:30 GMT 2008


I'm going to amend that last note to say that this only works in exploration 
mode.

Paul

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Paul Shelton" <pbs at paulshelton.com>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Sunday, January 27, 2008 4:47 PM
Subject: [Loadstone] Relative degrees does work


> Monty,
>
> Ok, looks like you were right.  If I'm in navigation mode and hit the 
> center
> (select) button on the joystick,  I will get a relative heading.  It's not
> exactly what I was asking for, i.e., it's not right 20 degrees or left 20
> degrees, but it is a relative heading.  In other words, whatever direction 
> I
> am traveling becomes North so that if I am told the point is at 90 
> degrees,
> I know it is off to my right.  The same thing seems to be true in
> exploration mode.  Whatever point is my current position, if I hit the 5
> key,  the points position is given relative to my direction of travel.
>
> All other points in navigation mode seem to give absolute headings.   So 
> now
> that I've stirred up all this traffic on the list,  I think I can just use
> this the way it is.
>
> Paul
>
>
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