Tag Archives: compass

Reader Question: Fixing Position

Pete, the best way to keep this straight is as follows. When working with terrain use magnetic azimuth and when working with a map use grid azimuth. Take a look at the illustration above. Let’s assume that you are working … Continue reading

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Land Navigation: Direction, Orientation and Location

One of the many fallouts from advanced technology is the insidious erosion of core skills needed to operate in a combat zone. Land navigation using a grid map and compass is at the top of that list. So, put your … Continue reading

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NavELite Partners with HZO Adding WaterBlock™ Technology to NavELite Compasses.

–NavELite, makers of a patented backlit magnetic compass, has signed an agreement with HzO, Inc., a provider of a patented, award winning WaterBlock™ technology used to protect electronics from damage due to moisture, water and small debris. The newly formed … Continue reading

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The NavELite Compass Android App Now Available for Download

NavELite, has unveiled a new NavELite Compass Android application available to Android devices version 2.2 and up. The NavELite Compass app provides basic compass functionality using the Android device’s magnetometer. There are two lighting modes showing a daylight (white) face … Continue reading

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NavELite Compass Smartphone App Approved For Use by Apple…

Andy and his team have been busy. The result is the NavELite Compass smartphone application now available for the iPhone, iPod and iPad. Inspired by the NavELite Wrist-Worn, Backlit Magnetic Compass, the NavELite Compass app provides basic compass functionality using the … Continue reading

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NavElite Wrist-Worn Backlit Magnetic Compass (BLMC) Is Coming To A Retailer Near You

Among the more pronounced deficiencies, identified by military trainers, are core individual soldier competencies like map reading and navigation. During a televised Ranger Assessment and Selection Program (RASP) held at Ft. Benning, GA, home of the 75th Ranger Regiment over … Continue reading

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It’s Back To Basics For Two SOF Entrepreneurs…

NavElite, a Palm Harbor, FL company got its beginnings in October of 2010 when two former SOF operators decided to reinvent the wrist magnetic compass. Their experience in         Afghanistan and Iraq highlighted the need for a … Continue reading

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