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Place Bearing / Distance Waypoint whit decimal place

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Hi, PMDG FlyersI am entering Custom Waypoints in the FMC (Place Bearing Distance format) and can

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What's your point, Randy?The text clearly says DDD.D is acceptable. When he enters that, because his waypoint occurs more than once in the database, the FMC presents a list of choices, and then seems confused presenting no choices and page 1/0.Lee Hetherington (KBED)http://www.precisionmanuals.com/images/betaimg.jpg

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Hi, RandyThanks for your fast response.I am doing this flight whit the

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I am not convinced one can actually input this format on the LEGS page. The AOMS clearly state " Waypoints entered as place-bearing/place-bearing are indentified by the first three characters of the entry followed by a two-digit sequence number. FIX page maybe?.........[h4]Best Wishes,Randy J. Smithhttp://www.precisionmanuals.com/images/betaimg.jpg

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Just checked and it works at least in distance. Also noticed that you are from Argentina, check if the decimal point in windows is . or ,. Some times this problem also happens in com or/and nav frequency values. Could be it.Jos

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"Waypoints entered as place-bearing/place-bearing are indentified by the first three characters of the entry followed by a two-digit sequence number."Well Randy you might consider looking at his screenshot again:He is trying to enter a plcae/bearing/distance waypoint and not a place-bearing/place-bearing wpt!Mark

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Thanks Mark, glad to see you have joined in to help in this discussion ;) Let me be a little more clear, the TERMS place-bearing/place-bearing OR place-bearing/distance in REGARDS to my above statement is CORRECT for either, i.e. the same format is required for BOTH. http://forums.avsim.net/user_files/53391.jpg [h4]Best Wishes,Randy J. Smithhttp://www.precisionmanuals.com/images/betaimg.jpg

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>Just checked and it works at least in distance. Also noticed>that you are from Argentina, check if the decimal point in>windows is . or ,. Some times this problem also happens in com>or/and nav frequency values. Could be it.>>Jos

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Hi Randy,As Lee already said, the two digits refer to the custom waypoint name that was created by the FMC. (ELN01 for example). Distances can have decimal points. Unfortunately, I don't know how many digits the distance can have though (is 100.1 or 1000.1 or even 10000.1 accepted?) All I know is that the real FMC definetely accepts 7.5 or even 70.5 for a distance.Regards,Mark

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>> As an example, if you enter SEA as reference waypoint (alone>in the FMC Database Waypoints) there are not problem entering>Place Bearing/Distance Waypoints whit decimal places. But whit>a reference waypoint as MIA (are some MIA in the Database),>you can

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Ok, I got it now. Tim was correct. Bulfer says decimal entries are ok. I tried this on the 737 trainer with MIA which does bring up a choice of waypoints, I typed MIA334/7.5 Clicked on the correct MIA on the list and it worked. So yeah it's a Anthony call ;) [h4]Best Wishes,Randy J. Smithhttp://www.precisionmanuals.com/images/betaimg.jpg

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Hi, TimothyGlad to have you in this thread. You are right Tim, Bering don

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Question for the more knowledgable:If I LSK a waypoint already in my route that is not unique in the navdata (e.g., SEY), add 180/10 to it, LSK it under SEY, should I get prompted to select which SEY in the navdata I want? I would tend to think not as I have selected a particular SEY already, the one in my route. (This FMC doesn't do this.) I would tend to think that typing SEY on the keyboard might force me to select from the list.I've always been curious about this. Lee Hetherington (KBED)http://www.precisionmanuals.com/images/betaimg.jpg

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Just tried it. Entering SEY by line selection adding 180/10 and lSK under has me choose once again like when FIRST adding SEY. If I do the same above but put it on top of the original SEY the only difference being it creates a DIScon...[h4]Best Wishes,Randy J. Smithhttp://www.precisionmanuals.com/images/betaimg.jpg

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Hi, Lee Hetherington (KBED)"If I LSK a waypoint already in my route that is not unique in the navdata (e.g., SEY), add 180/10 to it, LSK it under SEY, should I get prompted to select which SEY in the navdata I want? I would tend to think not as I have selected a particular SEY already, the one in my route..."Lee-When you do this, you will make to appear the

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Hi, RandyYes, this is what you said. Happens your post is sent 12:18 AM and mine 12:20 AM. Two minutes later. Didn

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Thanks RandyI will be QAP and wait for Anthony verdict.Regards Dirk Trotteyn (SANT)

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Hi, Antony MertonI am sure you will fix this easily.All the PMDG Team did a great job whit SU2. Congratulations! I appreciate the great effort of each of you, whit this excellent airplane update. Thanks to all Team Members.Happy HolidaysRegardsDirk Trotteyn (SANT)

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