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[aprssig] findu.com Location off by 100 miles.

Joel Maslak jmaslak-aprs at antelope.net
Mon Jun 5 13:04:43 UTC 2006


On Jun 5, 2006, at 6:35 AM, Robert Bruninga wrote:

> In the original APRS, depending on map Range Scale, a SYMBOL
> is shown if the "size" of the symbol is larger than the area of
> ambiguity.  But if the viewer zooms in below that point, then
> the symbol is replaced with a CIRCLE showing the size of the
> ambiguity.  Thus, there is never any confusion on the part
> of the viewer as to what he is seeing and he will NEVER see
> a symbol in the wrong position.

I'd say displaying a circle is also improper - it is a rectangular  
area...

-- 
Joel Maslak
N7XUC




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