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Re: Need help converting coordinates to loran

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