Re: Distance Computers
Scott Begin (sbegin@MCS.NET)
Sun, 12 Apr 1998 09:28:08 -0500
At 09:28 PM 4/11/98 -0400, Jo Ernst wrote:
>My troop has some sheets of "Distance Computers." These are xeroxed sheets
>of paper with two parts to be cut out and put together with a prong
>fastener which you use to convert feet and meters to paces and vice versa.
>The instruction sheet "How To Use the Distance Computer" has the page
>number 574 at the bottom. Where did this come from? The copies I have are
>terrible. Is this on the net somewhere? What book can I find this in?
>The book seems to be about 7" x 10" in size. I would go into CorelDraw and
>make these; however, the lines are not all spaced alike. Please help.
That came from the 9th edition of the Boy Scout Handbook (Written by Green
Check with some older scouters near you to see if they have any of these
handbooks around. You should be able to get a cleaner copy / scan, as well
as the supplementary information that goes along with it (practice compass,
there's 3 pages in all)
Yours in Scouting,
Scott A. Begin Troop 348, Oak Forest, IL, Calumet Council
Terry Howerton Sakima Group, Inc. SCOUTER Magazine Kansas City