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Understanding Enriched Air Nitrox

Understanding Enriched Air Nitrox

Let me start the article with stating what you are about to read is NOT a substitute for training from a certified Enriched Air Instructor. What you read here compliments that instruction. It may be used to prep before you participate in instruction or as a refresher. Enriched Air Certification is earned only through a certified Enriched Air Instructor. Do Not attempt to dive Nitrox without being certified. If you are interested in becoming Enriched … Read entire article »

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Advancing your Scuba Skills and Rating

Advancing your Scuba Skills and Rating

Divetalking added under the Learning Tab an offer to Advance your scuba skills and rating. Looking to up your knowledge and skills while earning certifications? Reach out to me and together we will organize a plan to fulfill your goals. Click here to read more and to contact me to talk about your opportunities. … Read entire article »

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Recreational Dive Planner Challenge

    So you believe you know how to use the Diving Science & Technology Corp. Recreational Dive Planner, RDP? Visit Dive Planner Quiz and take the quiz. When you complete the questions, compare how you answered to the others who have taken the quiz before you. It is great as a refresher or for new student divers to use as a learning tool.     … Read entire article »

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Submit news worthy event for 1000’s to see

So you believe you have something that is publishable? Are you privileged to new that is currently happening or worthy event occurring in your area that you would like to share? Send your story or news to story@divetalking.com Our Master Editor will review your submission. Candidates submissions of events and news are reviewed my the Master Editor and any submission chosen is then sent to the Chief Editor. If the Editor in Chief likes your submission, we may contact you for further details and publish your story/news on divetalking.com Subjects submitted should be related to ocean awareness, conservation or local events yet can be any subject if related to water, fresh or salt. For example: Diver finds lost ship, or whales found offshore, turtles begin breeding, and so on. They can be a long time … Read entire article »

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Understanding the Recreational Dive Planner, RDP

You are searching on the subject of the Recreational Dive Planner also known as the RDP. You found a good source for that information here at Divetalking. In this session, various ways to use the Diving Science & Technology Corp recreational dive tables supported by PADI will be displayed. From here on the Diving Science & Technology Corp recreational dive tables sanctioned by PADI will be called, RDP. Let us first understand that what you are about to learn here is NOT a substitute for proper training. Proper training may only be acquired through an accredited organization, with reputable Instructors. Divetalking strongly advises you seek professional guidance and instruction before attempting to use what you learn here. What you are learning here is an introduction to the ways the RDP may be used. … Read entire article »

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Recreational Dive Planner, RDP Quiz

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RDP Plus – Calculating Surface Interval

You may have read the post on Calculating your No Decompression Limit, NDL and are here to learn more of what the RDP can do. Better stated, what you can do with your RDP! Note, even though electronic versions of the RDP are available, they are too simplified when compared to walking through the tables. The results of the two when compared should be very similar. Besides, they are electronic and didn’t I mention something about electronics going out and reverting back to the tables in my previous post? Ah huh.. So let’s move on. RDP Plus take the basics of calculating your No Decompressiong Limits and shows others ways to use your RDP. For example, to calculate the amount of surface time needed to support another dive to a specific depth for a specific amount of time. Let’s take a look … Read entire article »

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Calculating No Decompression Limit, NDL

Calculating No Decompression Limit, NDL

We will start with the DSAT Air Tables. simply known as the Recreational Dive Planner, RDP. Using your DSAT Air Table, position the card so it looks like what you see above. Dive tables, what are they? Why do they exist? Why do I need to understand how to use a dive table? If I have and use a computer, do I still need to know how to use a dive table? Dive tables may be found in many forms. They may be … Read entire article »

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