The following is a step by step
procedure for properly updating your latitude and longitude for your
node on the IRLP Status Page so that your node will appear in the exact
Download and install Google Earth.
you run the program, Under TOOLS, OPTIONS, in the "Rendering" area
of the default box, Check "degrees" for the Lat/Long
into the area you want your node to appear at. You can literally
move it from one end of your house to the other if you want.
down the Latitude and Longitude (note any minus signs carefully)
which appears in the lower left-hand corner. There is no conversion
required. Anything over 6 decimal places is pointless.
Please, DO NOT email the changed coordinates to database@irlp. To
edit your status page entry, please follow the link/s above
Lets make this Google Earth
overlay for IRLP even more useful, by having nodes in the right
locations. If you see a node that is not in the right location, contact
the owner and have them update it.
Also, if you have not been
watching the list lately, once Google Earth is installed, click on the
Dave Cameron VE7LTD
IRLP System Designer