[aprssig] Live APRS mapping in the UK. NG :-(

Curt Mills archer at eskimo.com
Fri Dec 2 20:38:43 CST 2005

On Fri, 2 Dec 2005, Dave Baxter wrote:

> I have tried that very process a couple of times, but for some reason, I
> can never get "hand crafted" .inf files to show up properly.  The
> lat/long info seems odd, not sure if the doc's are wrong, but I always
> get a huge offset East/West whenever I make a file.   Even manually
> copying a known good one causes problems to the otherwise known good
> map, so maybe things like cr/lf vs cr only, who knows....

It probably has to do with the format for lat/long.  In Xastir's
scripts/inf2geo.pl script I see this:

> # Note:  It appears that .INF files store the lat/lon
> # in DD.MM.MMMM format.

Perhaps that was the problem you had with an offset.

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