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Re: WiSP TNC Parms?



The conversion for your GPS numbers are  N 33.87883 W 118.04500
Hope that helps.

Paul Delaney wrote:

> On Fri, 26 Jan 2001, Roy Welch wrote:
>
> > Paul, it sounds like you are setup correctly.  The TNC parameters are
> > probably not the problem.  How long a coax run do you have, what kind of
> > coax, do you have a preamp, do you have the latest keps, correct lat/long
> > (decimal value) in WiSP, etc.  These are the things to check.
>
> Hi Roy,
>
> Thanks for taking the time to reply. As for the decimal value for the
> lat/lon I took this value from a preset in the PREDICT program, where it
> was listed as 33.8350 lat -118.0833 lon. This is what is in my tracking
> software now.
>
> However, when I installed the antennas I used a GPS receiver that read:
>
> 33 52 73  N
> 118 02 70 W
>
> I would think that the GPS readings are the most accurate. How do I
> convert the GPS numbers to the decimal format?
>
> I'm using LMR-400 coax 100 ft (at the moment) and SSB preamps on both
> bands.
>
> Paul Delaney
> kb2shu@linux.kb2shu.ampr.org
> paul@moonlink.net
>
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