Shooter Program Azimuth

Discussion in 'Long Range Hunting & Shooting' started by Jumpalot, Nov 29, 2013.

  1. Jumpalot

    Jumpalot Well-Known Member

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    When I use the "Get Target Azimuth" on my Droid, I get some negative readings. Instead of 0*, 90*, 180* and 270*, I get up to 180* and then it starts with negative numbers. -170*, -160* etc. and due west is -90*. Is there a setting to change this? I can't find it anywhere.
     
  2. Jumpalot

    Jumpalot Well-Known Member

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    Anyone?
     
  3. Nimrodmar10

    Nimrodmar10 Well-Known Member

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    Does your Droid have a built in compass? It's a requirement for automatic azimuth. If you have a built in compass, is it calibrated and what are the settings on it?
     
  4. Jumpalot

    Jumpalot Well-Known Member

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    It didn't have a built in compass app. But I've downloaded 2 different apps that work fine. Not sure if that answered your question. It must have some sort of built in compass to make google maps etc. work.
     
  5. Nimrodmar10

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    That's probably the GPS you're using with Maps, not necessarily a compass. Of your compass is working, when you tell SHOOTER to " Get Azimuth" your residing will change as upu turn it on different directions, from 0 to 360 degrees. If not, you don't have a built in compass.
     
  6. Jumpalot

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    It works. It's just that instead of going from 0-360, it goes up to 180 and the starts going backwards into negative numbers.