Ive done this already not using that software but you have to have the offsets. Convert those obsolete loran tds into latlongs sort of,, as you all know now, all of those top secret fishing spot loran numbers you have written down in your special dog eared book, and that are also inbedded in your now nonfunctional loran reciever are worthless now if you dont convert them into latlongs usable by the gps you are now. When gps came along and began to make inroads, the name was changed to the loran gps program. There are a few pieces of commercial software for doing the job, but the best way weve found to do it is on a free site from noaa lets you enter the. Once you locate your target, you can fine tune your gps numbers to hone right in on the hot spot. When gps came along and began to make inroads, the name was changed to the lorangps program. Free online converter images converter you can convert files various image formats more than 260 image formats with support cr2, nef and more raw formats and over 800 format dialects.
Ngs coordinate conversion and transformation tool ncat ncat incorporates many different coordinate conversion and datum transformation software programs that previously functioned independently. Now that gps is the only thing used by fishermen, the lorancentric name was changed to seamarks think wet landmarks. That means that charts, gps units and other information converting software about the loran system may not be available in the future. Many people have also converted their old tds to latitudelongitude coordinates using their receivers or computer software programs. Many fishermen and scuba divers may have old latlong decimal degrees and loranc tds coordinates that they would love to visit again. Xy to lat long nad 83 captain paul gps info in cocodrie. Gps units and other information converting software about the loran. Some computer programs convert loran to gps, but their calculations arent quite as accurate as manual conversion. Using loran td with a garmin marine device garmin support. I used the loran on the boat before loran was discontinued and was able to get the loran cooridinates and also get a gps fix in the same spot.
Their program lets you better manage all of your favorite hot spots. Gps fishing spots number conversions map to chart plotter any. It started out as the loran program when loran was the only means of electronic navigation. The geographical location is referred to the wgs84 ellipsoid representation of the surface of the earth, allowing compatibility with the global positioning system gps. We will convert your loran data to gps using the seamarks program. The program automatically converts loran coordinates to asf corrected gps coordinates or viseversa. I strongly suggest that you make your conversions as soon as. Is there a way to convert loran tds to lat lon gps. How to convert loran to gps numbers it still works. Each trip i do some searching and update my book when i get on the spot. Once you have converted your loran c numbers to gps coordinates, keep in mind that the conversion might not be 100% accurate or perfect. There are a few pieces of commercial software for doing the job, but the best way weve found to do it is on a free site from noaa lets you enter the input values and gives accurate gps coordinates. They also have a conversion service for those that do not.
A computer program to manage and convert gps or loran waypoints for fishermen and divers. For me, fishing on some of the older reef locations would bring back longfaded memories and maybe even a few fish too. Now that gps is the only thing used by fishermen, the loran centric name was changed to seamarks think wet landmarks. So you may have to hunt around a little to find your marks and the exact reading. No software to buy, no complicated calculations to do. Loran tds wxy to lat long nad 83 louisiana sportsman. I used a garmin map program that enabled me to put an offset in.
Captain paul, can you recommend a conversion program to get from. Td2ll is a microsoft windows based tool for the conversion of loranc time differences to geographical latitude and longitude positions on the surface of the earth. Tools are available to convert nad83 or nad27 geodetic positions latitude and longitude to state plane coordinates spc, or vice versa. If the list of points is supplied in an electronic form that can copied and pasted. The cost of the conversion service is dependent on the work involved. The coast guard developed coast guard posaid2 ver 2. Please tell your friends about us and please like our facebook page more on. Amazing the lengths we went to keep entertained and find a free bottle.1429 719 746 12 735 1363 977 369 962 514 1129 790 411 1080 1569 804 851 1173 707 1385 775 108 906 940 641 1179 838 325 266 720 114 421 1503 747 538 24 456 259 381 329 1025 1460 275 1199