## Re: Need help converting coordinates to loran

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• Thanks I put that link my favorites Miguel ... for ... 08005.26W. ... it ... much
Message 1 of 5 , Sep 26, 2005
Thanks I put that link my favorites

Miguel

--- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "wuhu_software"
<wuhu_software@y...> wrote:
> Miguel,
>
> Here is a site that will convert decimal lat/lon to
> degrees/minutes/seconds.
>
> http://www.fcc.gov/mb/audio/bickel/DDDMMSS-decimal.html
>
> Entering your data to the site (26.843134 for Latitude, -80.087669
for
>
> 26° 50' 35.2825" Latitude
> 80° 5' 15.6084" Longitude
>
> The second fields (35.2825 on the latitude for instance), must be
> converted to hundreds of minutes. To do this, we divide by 60, the
> multiply by 100:
>
> 35.2825 / 60 * 100 = 58.8041 (round up to 59).
>
> Doing the same for the longitude:
>
> 15.6084 / 60 * 100 = 26.014 (round down to 26).
>
> Then you can put the pieces together.
>
> The format of the latitude is ddmm.hhN, so we end up with 2650.59N
>
> The format of the longitude is dddmm.hhW, so we end up with
08005.26W.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> --- In wuhu_software_group@yahoogroups.com, "Miguel" <ai4em@y...>
wrote:
> > Hello Everyone
> >
> > sorry for the problem,, but after several tries it did not take
it
> the
> > program keep saying CWOP lat is incorrect
> >
> > can someone convert this for me,, I would appreciated it very
much
> >
> > 26.843134 -80.087669
> >
> >
> > 73
> >
> > Miguel,
> >
> > I had a major computer crash most of gone..
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