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[aprssig] APRS posits at Dayton

Robert Bruninga bruninga at usna.edu
Wed May 14 18:36:37 UTC 2008


> Any chance you have that map scanned so the 
> rest of us could print it out and take along?

Yes! I just now spent the last 2 hours doing that.
It is at the top of the main APRS page:

http://www.ew.usna.edu/~bruninga/aprs.html

I just finished the building map.  Now I am starting on the Flea
Market East and West maps.  You will find them there when
finished.  I used Google Earth for the coordinates.  I sure hope
I got them right!


Bob

> 
> Cheers,
> -Corey
> 
> Robert Bruninga wrote:
> > Remember, you don't need GPS for APRS unless you are lost
and
> > cannot read a map.
> >
> > Back in the early days, we even got the Hamvention folks to
add
> > LAT/LONG grid marks on the edges of their brochure maps!
Back
> > then, you just looked at the map, and entered your
coordinates,
> > and could find anyone easily.
> >
> > Indoors, the maps work and GPS doesn't.  Even at 60 foot
> > resolution, there are 75 discrete locations inside.  In the
flea
> > market, there ar 650 sets of coordinates to help you find
> > anyone.
> >
> > Make it easy to find you.  If you are in a booth or flea
market
> > space, Beacon your posit (simplex direct) even if indoors.
Zoom
> > in on Google and write down the coordinates for your space
> > before you go.   Be sure to enter your SPACE number in your
> > position text too to nail it precisely.
> >
> > Mine is something like 3949.29N/08415.29W Flea-2653 (though
I am
> > not selling anything)...
> >
> > To find someone indoors, enter your manual position into
your
> > D7, then your radio will tell you which direction and how
far
> > away they are!
> >
> > Bob, WB4APR
> >
> >
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> 
> -- 
> Corey Shields
> High Performance Systems, Indiana University - UITS
> http://rtinfo.uits.indiana.edu/hps
> 
> 





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