Now there you've got me Robert, because I am not familiar with the fluxgate compass and it's operation. What little knowledge I have of it would indicate that it would be effected by deviation but less than the standard compass as the fluxgate generates it's own magnetic field. I await others corrections, clarifications, or just plain "phooey" on the matter.
No digital camera, as yet. haven't you heard? i'm a conservative, i sail for a hobby. my terrestial form of transportation runs on oats!
“Scientists are people who build the Brooklyn Bridge and then buy it.”
Wm. F. Buckley, Jr.
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