Nikon's "ATB" designation in its binocular line stands for "All Terrain Binocular." These binoculars are designated as such because they are waterproof, fog-proof and shockproof by design.Know More
All of Nikon's Monarch series binoculars use the ATB designation in addition to a few other models. The original Monarch ATB was perhaps Nikon's most popular and best-selling model worldwide. As of 2014, Nikon had discontinued this model, replacing it with the newer Monarch 3, 5, 7 and X models.
Nikon was founded in 1917 as Nippon Kogaku K. K. The Victor, or Tenyu, model was the first binocular model ever sold by Nippon, starting in 1918. It was actually built by Fuji Optical Works. The first binocular made exclusively by Nikon was the Mikron Compact Binocular, which began production in 1921. Nikon also produced all the camera lenses for Canon until 1947 under the name Nikkor. Nikon began producing its own cameras under the Nikon name in 1948.Learn More
Thermal binoculars are binoculars that use thermal imaging or night vision to allow the wearer to see without light. This technology is also used in video cameras for home and business surveillance, and in medical devices for detecting cancer and abnormal heat patterns.Full Answer >
Some outdoor activities during the summer include hiking, biking, water sports, bird watching, fishing and playing outdoor games. Winter activities include downhill skiing or snowboarding, snowshoeing, ice skating and sledding.Full Answer >
Cub Scout badges are placed on the sleeves and pockets of the official Cub Scout uniform, according to Burch Creek Cub Scouts of Ogden, Utah. Rank patches go on the left pocket, and arrow points go below the left pocket in line with the Wolf or Bear rank. Temporary insignia, including beads that count toward rank badges, are worn on the right pocket.Full Answer >
The National Sporting Clays Association provides a list of locations for shooting in North America. Clay pigeon shooting grounds can be found in the United Kingdom by contacting the Clay Pigeon Shooting Association and searching under Find a Club.Full Answer >