[B R-I] Re: W279BQ-103.7 On-Air (Where?); New Pirate On 94.9?
Kaimbridge M. GoldChild
Wed Jul 14 11:27:17 EDT 2010
Paul Walker wrote,
> Ive found googlemaps to be anywhere between 500 to 1000 feet off
> when using exact co-ordinates.
> I once maped K04HL in Ord, NE when I lived there and google maps
> putn it 500 feet off from where I knew it to be.
I don't know if the coordinates were different then, but based on the
current ones, did you map them using NAD-83:
There looks like about a 31m/100ft difference:
Also, I think height can distort map plotting.
> Why would Salem "losing" WESX have anythijng to do with where
> the translator licenses itself?
Well, because I was thinking that now Salem doesn't have its own
station, forgetting about WMWM....Oh, hi Raccoon! P=)
But, as Scott just pointed out, translator COLs are pretty much
meaningless——though IDing as the transmitter city is certainly more
relevant, particularly in this case.
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