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[aprssig] world.geo

Andrew Rich vk4tec at tech-software.net
Sat Oct 3 18:20:40 UTC 2009


done

FILENAME    world2.jpg
TIEPOINT    0           0       -180    90
TIEPOINT    989 520     180     -90
IMAGESIZE   990 521
#990x521
#
# Converted from a .INF file by WE7U's inf2geo.pl script
#


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Curt, WE7U" <archer at eskimo.com>
To: "Andrew Rich" <vk4tec at tech-software.net>; "TAPR APRS Mailing List" 
<aprssig at tapr.org>
Sent: Sunday, October 04, 2009 1:54 AM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] world.geo


> On Sat, 3 Oct 2009, Andrew Rich wrote:
>
>> Can someone help me out with a .geo file for xastir for the worlde please
>
> Not enough info.  I assume since you're wanting a .geo file that you
> have a raster-scan image map you wish to use with Xastir?  If it's a
> UI-View map, there's a script that comes along with Xastir that can
> convert it.
>
> If it's a fresh scan, the Xastir docs should explain the format well
> enough, plus you can look at other .geo files and glean the format
> from them.  It's a simple format.
>
> Huh...  Now that I go looking for it in the docs I don't see what I
> would consider to be a good single place for explanations of .geo
> parameters.  README.MAPS would be the place of choice to put such a
> description.
>
> What I can find:  Explanation of some of the parameters in
> README.MAPS (search for "REFRESH"), and the USRadar.geo and
> TXRadar.geo files that show the format.  All of these are
> distributed with xastir.
>
> -- 
> Curt, WE7U.                         <http://www.eskimo.com/~archer>
>    APRS:  Where it's at!                    <http://www.xastir.org>
>   Lotto:  A tax on people who are bad at math. - unknown
> Windows:  Microsoft's tax on computer illiterates. - WE7U.
> The world DOES revolve around me:  I picked the coordinate system!"


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