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[aprssig] lat,log incorrect at kc8gkf-5

Mr Jeffrey L Ross radiooperator at comcast.net
Tue Apr 14 17:12:22 UTC 2009


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Pete Loveall AE5PL Lists" <hamlists at ametx.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Monday, April 13, 2009 7:28 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] lat,log incorrect at kc8gkf-5


> Your packet:
>
> KC8GKF-5>BEACON,RS0ISS-4*,SGATE,WIDE,qAR,N0AN:=4314.84N/08614.72Wy 
> {UISS52}
>
> This means 43 degrees 14.84 minutes north, 86 degrees 14.72 minutes west.
>
> I am guessing that you are looking at a listing that uses decimal degrees 
> which would be 43.2473333333333 and -86.2453333333333
>
> The listing software you are looking at is correct for what is contained 
> in your packet.
>
> If you are at 43 degrees 14.84 minutes north and 86 degrees 14.72 minutes 
> west, you have programmed your software correctly.
>
> No one is pirating your callsign (at least in this case ;-).
>
> Hope this helps clear up your misunderstanding.
>
> 73,
>
> Pete Loveall AE5PL
> pete at ae5pl dot net
>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Mr Jeffrey L Ross
>> Sent: Monday, April 13, 2009 5:50 PM
>>
>> hi folks, wondering why or where did the software get that lat, long
>> for my
>> kc8gkf-5 uiss!
>> I have placed 43.14 , 086.14 and it shows 43.24 086.24. why is it not
>> what I
>> placed in the software?
>

hi thanks, when i look at the maps, aprs-is etc, they are showing me at 
43,24. 086 24.00 instead of the 43.14.  86.14. any idea why this is?

maybe you just explained it, but my location on the map is wrong
thank you,
kc8gkf

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