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Now I’m a Believer


Now I’m a BelieverFor years, I depended solely on NOAA paper charts to help me navigate. When electronic charts first became available, I was somewhat suspicious about their accuracy. I wanted my electronic charts to look just like my NOAA charts. Raster-scanned charts—electronic photos of the standard paper charts—seemed to suit my preferences. Then came vector charts—graphic representations of paper charts with far fewer details. Basically, I used both forms for a single purpose—to point the way to a nearby buoy. I still depended on my paper charts for more complex navigating.   more...


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