[ILUG-Social] Re: Official Dublin BUS GPS info
joe at galway.net
Thu Jun 14 00:44:36 IST 2001
There are a few libraries out there that will do conversions. I think
you'll find one on Chris O'Byrne's site:
On Tue, Jun 12, 2001 at 04:16:08PM +0100, Paul Mc Auley wrote:
> [argh Upside down posting!]
> On Tue, 12 Jun 2001 11:23:13 +0100
> "Brendan J. Farrell" <brendan.farrell at tellabs.com> wrote:
> | Paul Mc Auley wrote:
> | > While we're at it, does anybody know of a straightforward reference on
> | > how to convert lat/long into Irish grid reference?
> | The Irish grid is an option on most GPS receivers, it would be madness for Dublin
> | Bus not to use it, but they have never demonstrated an aversion to madness !!!
> This may be true, but the NMEA protocol pushes out Lat/Long. Does anybody
> have a straightforward reference on how to convert one to the other? I'd
> imagine that just taking two reference points is going to introduce a small
> but measurable error (curvature of the earth and all that...)
> Irish Linux Users' Group Social Events: social at linux.ie
> http://www.linux.ie/mailman/listinfo/social for (un)subscription information.
> List maintainer: listmaster at linux.ie
More information about the Social