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[aprssig] Winaprs and Precision Mapping

n4qwf at ntelos.net n4qwf at ntelos.net
Wed Apr 19 19:28:01 UTC 2006


I have been trying to switch over to Tiger maps from Pmap and seem to be
having problems. I have downloaded the county files for  Virginia and
unzipped them. Now when I run the new Winaprs it starts processing them
and will get to a point and stop. It reports a error at a certain line
number and says the program must quit. I went back and downloaded the file
again and it still says the same thing. Anyone got any ideas what might be
going on? Thanks << John

> At 4:50 PM -0700 4/18/06, Chris Rose wrote:
>>Mark,
>>I don't mean to put you on the spot but I am going to
>>unfortunately.  In order to adequately store a states
>>worth of data for Tiger maps such as Michigan, how
>>much memory will it take up?  I don't know if you can
>>answer this but I may have to reword my question?  Let
>>me know if you can help.
>
>
> Chris
>
> Michigan takes 270 meg after it the files have been converted to
> binary. It is easy to do this on a more powerful machine, then copy
> the binaries to the slower machine. If necessary, I will do it for
> you and send you a zip file.
>
>
>
> Also, note that ALL of the major map makers start out with TIGER
> data, then they add to it and enhance it. The census bureau is in the
> middle of a 300 million dollar improvement project. This is required
> because of 9-1-1 location for the entire country.
>
> Mark
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