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Old 28-01-2012, 09:55   #1
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Hi, can someone tell me how to track friend who are sailing in the Pacific just by plotting their position, on the web?
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Old 28-01-2012, 09:57   #2
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Hi, can someone tell me how to track friend who are sailing in the Pacific just by plotting their position, on the web?
Type their position into google earth and it will show you where they are. Otherwise if they have a SPOT device you can view their progress on the spot shared page.
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Thanks I tried that one, but does not recognize lats & longs
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Sure it does, it just needs the correct format
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Right, I wrote Lat 37 24 S Long 152 50 E would you be so kind to correct it for me? Thanks
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entered as this your friend is about 132 nm east of AUS

037 24S,152 50E
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Re: Plotting

Or you can try this one:

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