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Old 05-03-2012
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Re: Reasons for knowing TVMDCAW

Originally Posted by jackdale View Post
Know the basics before you get all technical.

Life and death - danger bearings.

There is a reason we still teach arithmatic in the digital age.

If there is a problem, you should be able to recognize it and fix it.
Jack makes a critical point that applies to all electronic navigating. Like it or not, most electronic navigation systems can do better than a human. The humans job is to supervise very diligently and have the skills to take over if the electrons aren't flowing properly.

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