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[aprssig] GPS Help

Stephen - K1LNX k1lnx at k1lnx.net
Thu Jul 12 14:41:15 UTC 2007


I've had good luck with this site in the past, not perfect, but gets close:

http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/geocode

73's
Stephen
K1LNX

On 7/12/07, Jason Winningham <jdw at eng.uah.edu> wrote:
>
>
> On Jul 11, 2007, at 9:53 PM, Richard Amirault wrote:
>
> > but I'm pretty sure that the lat/lon listed there is not for each
> > hams *house*!!
>
> Yep.  The address on their FCC license, anyway, if it's a street
> address and not aPO box.
>
> There is a method to assigning street address numbers in the US, and
> geocoders will make a reasonable effort (some better than others) to
> derive a lat/lon from an address.
>
> Xastir uses data derived from the census TIGER data, and it does
> quite a reasonable job based on the few addresses I've been able to
> verify; YMMV.
>
> -Jason
> kg4wsv
>
>
>
>
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Stephen Brown - ARS K1LNX
Johnson City, TN EM86uh
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