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Tag : altitude

For Applied Ballistics and HORUS, the ballistics calculator will ALWAYS use station pressure despite the altitude number that is entered.

  • If you want station pressure, set your reference altitude to ZERO.
  • If you want your altitude to display correctly and have station pressure, you will need to enter your current barometric pressure as the reference barometric pressure. The reference altitude should remain ZERO, and Sync Alt should be OFF.
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Understanding how to properly set up your pressure and altitude for ballistic solutions depends on the Kestrel model and ballistic software application being used.

To view a comprehensive overview on pressure and altitude, and density altitude, visit our " Understanding Pressure, Altitude and Density Altitude " web page.

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