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Re: Determining horizon profile for QTH



I'd also recommend Radio Mobile. If you do get the program, take the time to
download the 1 arcsecond SRTM data files for your area. SRTM = Shuttle Radar
Topographic Mission. These files have 30m vertical resolution.

73,
Mike, N1JEZ
AMSAT #29649
Local Area Coordinator
"A closed mouth gathers no feet."

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Michael R. Owen" <mowen@stlawu.edu>
To: "Freeman P. Pascal IV" <pascal@pascal.org>
Cc: "amsat-bb" <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
Sent: Monday, May 17, 2004 6:34 AM
Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] Determining horizon profile for QTH


> Radio Mobil, by  VE2DBE is an amazing piece of software.  It can
> generate views of your horizon in several projections.  Get it (free)
> from http://www.cplus.org/rmw/english1.html
>
> W9IP
>
> Freeman P. Pascal IV wrote:
>
> >I notice one of the options that Nova gives is the ability to provide a
> >profile for the horizon surrounding an observer.  This file is a list of
> >elevations for every 20deg of azimuth.  Since I live in the east
> >mountains of Albuquerque NM this would be handy.

> >Does anyone know if any tools online or off the net that can be used to
> >digitally survey topo data for a lat/long/alt coordinate and generate
> >this data?
> >
> >-Freeman, N5FPP

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