[MLB-WIRELESS] Node map latitude and longitude

Tom Fifield tfifield at melbournewireless.org.au
Fri Jan 9 09:08:42 EST 2009

Indeed they should. Google Maps uses WGS84.

Thanks for the heads-up.


Tom Fifield
MW coders

Michael Borthwick wrote:
> The instructions for entering latitude and longitude of a node on the  
> Melbourne Wireless map stipulate the use of "Coordinates [...] in  
> standard GPS format (longitude/latitude, AGD66 datum), "
> When I have my GPS software display my location in AGD66 fashion my  
> position is slightly out however looking up the satellite view of my  
> antenna farm in Google Earth yields coordinates which (not  
> surprisingly) cause my node to be corrected rendered on the Google  
> maps embedded in the MW web site.
> Should the instructions be updated ?
> Mike
> Node BAE

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