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Kestrel does not run any classes directly but here is a list of facilities that do have Kestrel 5700 Elite Training

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Var is going to be the magnetic declination of your current location, further information can be found here: Magnetic Declination
Var is not used when selecting Magnetic North. If you choose True North, then it is advisable to add the Var number.
To find your magnetic declination, here is a good place to start Find my Var

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Please see this quick tutorial:

LiNK (Kestrel)

This is a quick tutorial on how to send text message alerts in Kestrel LiNK instead of emails.

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  1. After calibrating the compass, use the left or right arrow buttons to set the range. Holding the button will make the range increase quicker.
  2. Press the center button to enter environmental capture. Swing or wave the Kestrel to get airflow over the sensor. Once the temperature stabilizes press the center button again.
  3. Next is the direction of fire screen. Point the back of the Kestrel towards your target and press the center button to do a capture.
  4. Wind direction and speed follows. Point the back of the Kestrel directly into the prevailing wind. Make sure you capture at least 10 seconds of wind in this direction and when satisfied press the center button to end capture.
  5. If inclination was set in the app, enter your inclination angle using the directional arrows.
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