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Re: Grid Square..Physical Size??



~69.2 miles N-S, but E-W depends on the latitude. The E-W distance gets less 
as you head towards the poles as the longitude lines converge, so the size 
of the square changes.

73, Drew KO4MA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Frank A Cahoy" <k0blt@juno.com>
To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, July 01, 2007 12:07 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Grid Square..Physical Size??


>
>
> Hello All,
>
> A friend and I were discussing the actual physical size of a grid square
> in kilometers and or miles and we cannot come up with anything positive.
> Can anyone reading this provide us with those actual numbers?
> No real argument involved.  Just a matter of curiosity.....
> Thank you in advance...
>
> 73 Frank, K0BLT
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