Aligning WXT530 - WXT530

WXT530 Series User Guide

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English (United States)
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User guide
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To help the alignment, there is an arrow and the text North on the bottom of the transmitter. Align the transmitter so that the arrow points North.

Figure 1. WXT530 North arrow

Wind direction can be referred either to true North, which uses the Earth’s geographic meridians, or to the magnetic North, which is read with a magnetic compass. The magnetic declination is the difference in degrees between the true North and magnetic North. The source for the magnetic declination should be current as the declination changes over time.

Figure 2. Sketch of magnetic declination