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On-line HO249 Corrected

Attached is the discussion on NavList about online HO249. The problems with HO249 have been corrected.

Originally Posted by Gary LaPook
From: glap...@PACBELL.NET
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 14:35:53 -0700 (PDT)
Local: Fri, Mar 27 2009 5:35 pm
Subject: Re: HO249 errors status?

It appears the tables have now been corrected. I received the
following email:


Once again, I would like to thank you for discovering these errors and
bringing them to our attention.

I am pleased to report that the on-line PDF files have recently been
replaced with corrected versions. Since the generation software was no
longer available to us, the errant pages had to be re-created
manually, which was quite painstaking - almost as painful as actually
finding the resources to do it!

Anyway, the world is now a safer place because of your diligence. Well
done, sir!

Best regards,

Tim Doherty
Office of Global Navigation/Technology
National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
(301)227-1075 "


On Feb 19, 4:30 am, Ken Gebhart <GEBH...@CELESTAIRE.COM> wrote:

> We (Celestaire) have been told that the new PDF will be posted on 1
> March. We must re-print very soon, so it will be close. If the
> Gov't does not make it by then, we will re-print using older, correct
> pages scanned into the existing PDF.

> Ken Gebhart
> On Feb 18, 2009, at 7:54 PM, glap...@PACBELL.NET wrote:

> > I just checked the on line access to H.O. 249 at:

> >Maritime Safety Information
> > epi_menuItemID=8755b5dbee96c4327b2a7fbd3227a759&ep i_menuID=35ad5b8aabc
> > efa1a0fc133443927a759&epi_baseMenuID=e106a3b5e50ed ce1fec24fd73927a759

> > and found that the duplicated pages, 133, 139 and 152, 158 are still
> > there. It appears that the missing minus sign problem has been
> > corrected though.

> > You can go to my prior posting on November 17, 2008 at:

> >[no subject] - NavList | Google Groups
> > c9fa0798c9594bf8?hl=en

> > and down load copies of these pages that I posted from my error free
> > 1970 edition.

> > gl

> > On Feb 18, 12:50 pm, RBEmerson <> wrote:
> >> Following up on Gary La Pook's article in the March/April 2009 Ocean
> >> Navigator magazine, Errors in H.O. 249 sight reduction tables, and
> >> recognizing the lead time between acceptance and publishing, what is
> >> the current state of this problem? If nothing else, it would be
> >> helpful to list editions, paper and electronic, that are known to be
> >> "contaminated".

> >> Rick Emerson
> >> S/V One With The Wind, Baba 35
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