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Patrick winston at winston1.net
Wed Nov 26 19:39:07 UTC 2008

Your idea would likely work pretty easily Bob...  Its not like the traffic positions are
mobile..  A name <-> lat / lon lookup table would cover everything...  And being perl,
you could easily have it email any names it didn't know to an admin who could then
update the lookup table...


On Wed, 26 Nov 2008 12:12:39 -0500, Robert Bruninga wrote
> If CHART wont give us the lat/long, the easy way is to just look
> at the CHART map and look at a GOOGLE map and move the cursor to
> where it looks and just read off the coordinates..  Maybe?
> > from there it's just munging the variables 
> > into an APRS string, at which point I can write it 
> > to a file, print it to STDOUT, or do whatever 
> > you want with it.
> Great!
>  Bob

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