[aprssig] RADAR Paint

Stan - N0YXV n0yxv at gihams.org
Wed Feb 8 16:02:24 EST 2006

There is a plug-in for UI-View that lets you draw lines, boxes etc on the map. 
Can't think of the name of it now but it should be on the UI-View site.

Quoting "Curt, WE7U" <archer at eskimo.com>:

> On Thu, 9 Feb 2006, Andrew Rich wrote:
> > I want to draw a line form a set lat/lon and in an known direction and for
> a
> > set length.
> >
> > What is the most appropriate APRS packet type to do this and can I have
> an
> > example please ?
> The only ones I know of to draw a line would be the DF objects (2
> lines, not 1) and the Area Objects.  Area objects have two types of
> lines you can draw but you may not be able to specify the length
> down to the resolution you require.  Worth trying though.
> Xastir can draw these for you.  Oh yea, the DF objects don't allow
> you to set the length either, so they're out.
> Another method might be to create a small object, send it's
> position, then zip it off to a new location and use the station
> track as your line.
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