[amsat-bb] Re: Grid Square..Physical Size??
glasbrenner at mindspring.com
Sun Jul 1 10:31:19 PDT 2007
~69.2 miles N-S, but E-W depends on the latitude. The E-W distance gets less
as you head towards the poles as the longitude lines converge, so the size
of the square changes.
73, Drew KO4MA
----- Original Message -----
From: "Frank A Cahoy" <k0blt at juno.com>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Sunday, July 01, 2007 12:07 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Grid Square..Physical Size??
> 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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