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[aprssig] [APRS] APRS in caves! (mammoth map)

Heikki Hannikainen hessu at hes.iki.fi
Mon Nov 19 22:40:58 UTC 2012


aprs.fi can also load external KML and KMZ files from another website, 
just add a &kml=<URL> parameter. Note that the URL must be URL parameter 
encoded for it to work right. Here are a couple of examples:

http://blog.aprs.fi/2010/10/kml-overlay-support.html

On Mon, 19 Nov 2012, Allen, Richard wrote:

> If you pair a Garmin device with both NMEA support and Custom Mapping, 
> you can load a KMZ of the cave, and it'll update the map with position 
> feeds from your radio.
>
> Richard, KD0LIX
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: aprssig-bounces at tapr.org [mailto:aprssig-bounces at tapr.org] On Behalf Of Robert Bruninga
> Sent: Monday, November 19, 2012 3:59 PM
> To: APRS at yahoogroups.com
> Cc: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] [APRS] APRS in caves! (mammoth map)
>
> Mammoth cave underlay on local terrain map is now complete.  The map has a LAT/LONG grid on the sides so one can pinpoint one's position into the HT underground to the same 0.01 Minute of LAT/LONG as on the surface.
>
> See http://aprs.org/cave-link.html
>
> So far, none of the modern clients seem to do GIF or JPG files.  But as we get closer to the 2 March 2013 test, maybe someone can develop a vector overlay for the main passage.  Can YACC or APRSIS32 do APRS Overlays?
>
>
> Bob, WB4APR
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