[aprssig] Re: tapr mic encoder

Wes Johnston aprs at kd4rdb.com
Sat Mar 5 21:52:59 CST 2005

Yes, the mic-e compressed format is limited to about 60' square (give or take
your latitude).

My question was with regard to the mic encoder module accepting GPS data that
was 4 or more places after the decimal point... DDMM.mmmm .


Quoting KC2MMi <kc2mmi at verizon.net>:

> < I have a mic encoder laying around I'd like to put back in service....
> The difference between these two units was the lat/lon formatting.>
> Wes, AFAIK the mic-E format is limited to DD.MMmm format and it doesn't
> matter how much better your GPS can do, the MicE format will truncate it.
> Display & mapping software also truncates (differently for each app) so
> that's another limiting factor.
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