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[aprssig] USAPhotoMaps

scott at opentrac.org scott at opentrac.org
Mon Aug 22 14:38:28 UTC 2005


It's a standalone program under Windows that downloads photo and topo data
from Terraserver.  The nice thing is that it caches the tiles and will work
just fine offline.  I've been using it for years, probably have half of
California cached.  It's fast, too.  And you can't beat the price...

Scott
N1VG 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org 
> [mailto:aprssig-bounces at lists.tapr.org] On Behalf Of John Place
> Sent: Monday, August 22, 2005 1:15 AM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] USAPhotoMaps
> 
> What does this run under? MapPoint or ?
> 
> Jim Duncan wrote:
> 
> > I can give this program a glowing endorsement, folks. I've 
> been using 
> > it for a couple of years already in doing Microsoft Train Simulator 
> > route construction. It's a great tool, one I heartily recommend!
> >
> > Jim Duncan, KU0G
> >
> > Doug Cox wrote:
> >
> >> My (free) program, USAPhotoMaps, shows APRS transceiver 
> locations on 
> >> an aerial photo/topo map using Internet APRS data (along 
> with aerial 
> >> photos/topos downloadable from Microsoft's free 
> TerraServer website), 
> >> and I've now added that capability using a 
> TNC/transceiver. I don't 
> >> have a radio myself, so I need some of you to try it and 
> let me know 
> >> if it's working fine or if I need to add/change anything. It's at:
> >> http://jdmcox.com
> >> The full installation program is only 495 KBytes. You'll need to 
> >> search for APRS in Help -Using when you run USAPhotoMaps.
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Doug Cox
> >>
> >>
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