[amsat-bb] Re: Grid Square..Physical Size??

Jim Jerzycke kq6ea at pacbell.net
Sun Jul 1 10:20:45 PDT 2007

It depends on where you are in the world, as they're
not really "square". Up towards the poles they get a
pronounced triangular shape, on down by the Equator,
they're more like a rectangle.

73, Jim  KQ6EA

--- Frank A Cahoy <k0blt at juno.com> wrote:

> Hello All,
> A friend and I were discussing the actual physical
> size of a grid square
> in kilometers and or miles and we cannot come up
> with anything positive. 
> Can anyone reading this provide us with those actual
> numbers?
> No real argument involved.  Just a matter of
> curiosity.....
> Thank you in advance...
> 73 Frank, K0BLT
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