[aprssig] UTM grid (was: APRStt for SAR using...)
curt.we7u at gmail.com
Thu May 16 13:53:33 EDT 2013
On Thu, 16 May 2013, Greg Higgins wrote:
> " USNG is not defined over the whole world, so the choice of UTM grid in
> this case doesn't matter: It is the same over the area of interest."
> How arrogant!!! IF there was any common sense to using APRS in SAR
> operations, you would adopt and implement the datum that is being USED by
> those organizations, NOT what YOU want! Like it or not, USNG is what DHS /
> FEMA mandated back in 2008 and what the SAR / USAR community is adopting.
> Want to stand on the sidelines, don't adopt the current methodology.
Hey, you're funny... I didn't say anything about what I wanted, just stating facts. USNG is based on UTM. That's a fact.
Curt, WE7U, Snohomish County (WA) SAR.
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