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[aprssig] Re: TIGER maps what-s the problem?

Curt, WE7U archer at eskimo.com
Tue Jun 13 16:55:15 UTC 2006


On Tue, 13 Jun 2006, Wes Johnston wrote:

> Actually, the 60' limit of a standard aprs position is killing me with the
> rino radios.  It's very difficult to explain to the layperson looking at a
> photo of an event why all there is only one icon showing near the trailer
> we're using.

Explain to me again why you're not using base-91 compressed
positions?  Is it because Kenwoods understand base-91 stations, but
not base-91 objects?

If you _could_ use base-91, you'd have separate icons as you zoomed
in, at their correct positions and within 2 or 3 feet of the true
location if the GPS was capable of it (which it is not, but it's
capable of better than 60').

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