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[aprssig] The best resolution of position from APRS

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Jan 3 15:13:18 UTC 2006


On Tue, 3 Jan 2006, Andrew Rich wrote:

> I have been playing with UI-VIEW and I notice I can not get my position
> quite on for APRS.
>
> I think I am seeing the limitation to the co-ordinate system being used.
>
> Which begs me to ask. What is the best resolution and how from the APRS Spec

Base-91 Compressed format.  Chapter 9 of the published spec.  Gives
you something like 1-2 feet resolution (about 1/3 to 2/3 of a
meter).  Not all APRS applications support it though.

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