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How Dive Watches Work


Author's Note

When I was a young boy in the 1960s, I remember being fascinated with scuba divers and deep sea exploration. In part, it was because of the classic TV show "Sea Hunt," starring Lloyd Bridges as intrepid diver Mike Nelson. But I also remember that my cousin, who was serving in the U.S. Navy at the time, took up scuba for fun, and came home on leave and showed me the oxygen tank, fins, mask and other gear that he used for his hobby. Since then, I've been snorkeling in the Florida Keys, but I've never gotten around to taking a scuba course and getting a certification. It's still on my list of things that I want to do someday, right after I learn to play surf music on the electric guitar.

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