[FOSS-GPS] Program to create survey-like map?
don6019 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 24 15:05:53 PDT 2020
If you can use Python then take a look at Matplotlib it can do all your
If you need help send me an example of your data.
On Tue, 25 Aug 2020 06:29 John Ackermann N8UR <jra at febo.com> wrote:
> Thanks, Jochen!
> I am not familiar with foxtrotgps but will look at it. I think it may
> be overkill for my needs but maybe not. One thing is that I'm talking
> about small distances -- spacing of <50 meters between points, usually.
> I probably have the Python code available to fairly easily read a list
> of lat/lon and calculate distance/bearing between each pair. What I
> don't have is the knowledge to then plot that onto a sheet to a sheet to
> create what looks like a survey map with boundaries and markers.
> On 8/24/20 3:16 PM, Jochen Peters wrote:
> > Hi John,
> > I had a similar problem: I couldn't find a program with which I could
> load and display tracks including distances. In my case I had the
> additional problem that I wanted to draw and save these tracks myself.
> > I then looked at the code of foxtrotgps and made a few changes:
> > - when loading lat/lon lists the distances per waypoint are displayed on
> the terminal
> > - when measuring a multi-point distance, each point with distance is
> copied to the clipboard (instead of only the last point)
> > The first point would be interesting for you, even if no bearing is
> calculated. Unfortunately I didn't get any feedback from foss-gps if these
> additional functions are wanted and so I never made an attempt to get this
> change applied to "the original foxtrotgps".
> > If you can program by yourself, you can have a look at my changes. So
> when loading tacks you might be able to quickly add the desired
> calculations by yourself:
> > https://bazaar.launchpad.net/~deadlockz/+junk/jochen/revision/325
> > kind regards
> > Jochen
> > Am Mon, 24 Aug 2020 14:32:30 -0400
> > schrieb John Ackermann N8UR <jra at febo.com>:
> >> Hi --
> >> I'm looking for a program that would input multiple lat/lon positions
> >> and plot them, showing bearing and distance between the various
> >> points. Does such a thing exist?
> >> Thanks!
> >> John
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