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Re: Reasons for knowing TVMDCAW
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.
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As I sail, I praise God, and care not. (Luke Foxe)
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