So, the difference between a rather challenging NDB approach and one that you could fly with relative ease was a fixed or manually adjustable compass card behind the bearing pointer versus a compass card that turned with your heading.
The relative relationship of the OBS setting to the compass card remains fixed and manually set, but now the entire compass card rotates as a heading indicator.
states that "they should be able to sell 4,000 smsComet and Compass Cards
This not only demonstrates the success and reliability of our customers Compass Card payment system, but also the seamless and intermodal payment experience it provides, said Matt Cole, president of Cubic Transportation Systems.
The Compass Card links all of TransLinks services and fare products in Metro Vancouver to a single payment system, including buses, West Coast Express, SkyTrain and SeaBus.
Since the entire VOR/LOC/GPS display rotates with the compass card, the angular relationship between the deviation bar and the symbolic aircraft fixed in the center of the instrument provides a pictorial display of the aircraft's position with respect to the selected course.
Finally, the HSI compass card can be slaved to a magnetic sensor or non-slaved like your basic heading indicator.
offers an entirely new transit experience for Vancouver customers with its convenient, easy-to-use, safe and secure system, said Matt Cole, president of Cubic Transportation Systems.
The HSI has a short pointer that you set to the desired course on the compass card
around the outside.
The silicone damping design seems to eliminate the classic bobbling motion of the floating compass card
that's inherent with other wet compasses.
In addition, passengers can add travel products or values to their Compass Card
at vending machines, online, by phone, or at a walk-in customer service centers.
1770, ATSC A/85, and EBU R128 standards, operates directly with the Company's Fusion3G and most 9000 series COMPASS cards
to provide a solution for ingest or on-air loudness metering and assessment.