Position Ambiguity [was] Re: [aprssig] findu.com....

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Jun 13 10:19:02 CDT 2006

On Tue, 13 Jun 2006, KC2MMI (Jared) wrote:

>   Fully agreed! In this day and age liability is always an issue, but it is not
> the issue here. A user has to pull teeth to find the source documents for the
> TIGER maps and then wade through many pages to get any hint as to their limits
> versus GPS positions. Odds are, they'll never know, but we do. So, how hard is
> it to say "Oh, by the way...there's quicksand on that path, use the other one."

The limitations of the Tiger maps are generally known on the Xastir
lists, thanks to the ever-vigil Gerry Creager and others who speak
up about it several times a year.  Perhaps it was less known on this

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