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Angle of Repose

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Greetings from the other side of the Pond
« on: January 29, 2014, 08:40:39 PM »
Hi Fellow Nav Enthusiasts:

My name is Stuart, and I live in Portland, Maine (USA). I recently picked up a copy of The Ultimate Navigation Manual (an excellent read by the way) and learned about this forum.

A little about myself: I am an Eagle Scout with a degree in Physical Geography and work as a Preparedness Consultant.

 I have always had an interest in maps and navigation. I have navigated underwater (SCUBA), shots star sights using a sextant offshore, and of course, done land navigation. I haven't done navigation via plane yet, but it is on my list to do.

I also should mention that I volunteer as a member of the Pine Tree Search and Rescue Team(http://www.pinetreesar.com) here in southern Maine.

Look forward to discussing navigation ideas, problems, and techniques.

« Last Edit: January 29, 2014, 08:46:49 PM by Angle of Repose »
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Re: Greetings from the other side of the Pond
« Reply #1 on: February 01, 2014, 09:42:47 AM »
Hi Stuart, welcome to this forum !

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Re: Greetings from the other side of the Pond
« Reply #2 on: February 01, 2014, 11:30:49 AM »
Welcome to a great forum, very friendly polite and informative.

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Re: Greetings from the other side of the Pond
« Reply #3 on: February 01, 2014, 04:31:19 PM »
A good Scottish name Stuart, any relatives this side of the Pond? Welcome and what a great name for a SAR team Pine Tree Search and Rescue Team(http://www.pinetreesar.com) like the website by the way :) Cheers, Lyle
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Re: Greetings from the other side of the Pond
« Reply #4 on: February 02, 2014, 09:44:11 AM »
Welcome Stuart, sounds like you have a lot of interesting stuff to share with us.

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Re: Greetings from the other side of the Pond
« Reply #5 on: February 02, 2014, 03:05:44 PM »
Welcome to the forum Stuart!
cheers,
Steve

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Re: Greetings from the other side of the Pond
« Reply #6 on: February 02, 2014, 08:37:15 PM »
Hi Stuart, good to have you join the forum:)

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Re: Greetings from the other side of the Pond
« Reply #7 on: February 04, 2014, 11:27:50 AM »
Thanks all for the warm welcome.

Lyle- the mother's side of the family did come across from the UK about 3 generations ago. I'm sure I have some relatives there.  ;)

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