[aprssig] Fw: free program to process aerial photos from Terraserver

Scott Miller scott at opentrac.org
Fri Dec 3 16:49:05 EST 2004

Been using this for a couple of years.  The best thing about it is that it
caches all the data permanently.  No guessing about whether it's going to
need to go online or not - if you've viewed an area before, it'll be there
when you go back.  The author's also been very responsive to suggestions and
bug reports.  Might be possible to get him to implement an API where an APRS
app could send it waypoints.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Earl Needham" <needhame1 at plateautel.net>
To: <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Friday, December 03, 2004 1:12 PM
Subject: [aprssig] Fw: free program to process aerial photos from

>          May be old news to some, I haven't been watching that closely --
>          Earl
> "David Wilson-Okamura" <David Wilson-Okamura at forums_no_reply> wrote in
> message news:<1102094601.4256 at server2.simradar.com>...
> >This may be well known to some, but it was new to me:
> > From today's Scout Report
> > http://scout.wisc.edu/Reports/ScoutReport/2004/scout-041203.php
> >USAPhotoMaps 2.49 [url
> >Designed for those who have a need for maps from the United States
> >Geological Survey, this helpful application will be of general nterest to
> >numerous other parties as well. With this program, visitors can download
> >aerial photographs and topographic maps from Microsoft's Terraserver
> >website. After completing this step, visitors can scroll through the
> >mark waypoints, and center the map on any particular waypoint. This
> >version of USAPhotoMaps is compatible with operating systems running
> >Windows 98 and higher. [KMG]
> >According to the website,
> >USAPhotoMaps downloads aerial photo and topo map data from Microsoft's
> >free TerraServer Web site, saves it on your hard drive, and creates
> >seamless maps from it. You can: - Scroll and zoom - See the
> >latitude/longitude - Add waypoints, routes, and text - Jump to any
> >waypoint or latitude/longitude in the U.S.A. - Transfer waypoints,
> >and routes to and from most GPS receivers - See your GPS location - And
> >much more.
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> Earl Needham, KD5XB, Clovis, New Mexico  DM84jk
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