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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...

p

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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