Convert Aus Geo '66 co-ords to WGS-84

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Convert Aus Geo '66 co-ords to WGS-84

Post by noikmeister » 17 August 09 9:53 am

Hi,

I have the co-ord for the GZ of a puzzle that are in Aus Geo 66 and I have no way to convert them to WGS-84 since I use my mobile phone as my GPS. Found some shareware programs on the web, but nothing simple or free.

Can anyone out there with a "real" GPS convert these co-ords for me please?

[Puzzle co-ords removed - caughtatwork]

Cheers,
Jeremy.

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Re: Convert Aus Geo '66 co-ords to WGS-84

Post by Big Matt and Shell » 17 August 09 7:02 pm

According to the Oregon,

[Puzzle co-ords removed - caughtatwork]

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Re: Convert Aus Geo '66 co-ords to WGS-84

Post by Dik: » 17 August 09 7:12 pm

So, now I've got the co-ords of a puzzle cache that's too far away to find ](*,)

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Re: Convert Aus Geo '66 co-ords to WGS-84

Post by Richary » 17 August 09 7:57 pm

OziExplorer will do it, even the free version.

EDIT: I've already solved that one, but haven't been up there with time to find it.

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Re: Convert Aus Geo '66 co-ords to WGS-84

Post by noikmeister » 17 August 09 8:33 pm

Big Matt and Shell wrote:According to the Oregon,

[Puzzle co-ords removed - caughtatwork]
Thanks for that. I eventually found a program called mapgrids that will do it, but only in DMS and decimal degrees. Far too many conversions for me to trust what was going on. Especially away from my home turf.

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Re: Convert Aus Geo '66 co-ords to WGS-84

Post by stringy » 17 August 09 8:40 pm

I am guessing that you are trying to find Sudoko Samba? If I'm right :-k

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Post by noikmeister » 17 August 09 10:31 pm

stringy wrote:I am guessing that you are trying to find Sudoko Samba? If I'm right :-k

Let's not spoil it for eveyone!! :D

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Re: Convert Aus Geo '66 co-ords to WGS-84

Post by caughtatwork » 17 August 09 10:35 pm

I've removed the final co-ords from this thread.

PLEASE keep in mind that posting the final location of puzzle caches is not kosher.

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Re: Convert Aus Geo '66 co-ords to WGS-84

Post by noikmeister » 18 August 09 8:11 am

caughtatwork wrote:I've removed the final co-ords from this thread.

PLEASE keep in mind that posting the final location of puzzle caches is not kosher.
Sorry about that. Should have asked for a PM if someone could help. I WAS careful not to post the name of the cache, but it would have been obvious had someone started poking around.

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Re: Convert Aus Geo '66 co-ords to WGS-84

Post by Kerry » 18 August 09 8:50 am

norkmeister wrote:Hi,

Can anyone out there with a "real" GPS convert these co-ords for me please?

Cheers,
Jeremy.
Real GPS not required.

Do a search for GDAy or GDAit along with the appropriate National66 NTv2 distortion grid.

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Re: Convert Aus Geo '66 co-ords to WGS-84

Post by Richary » 18 August 09 11:38 pm

Well it is the only mystery within Cooee of the final location originally posted!

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Re: Convert Aus Geo '66 co-ords to WGS-84

Post by Geof » 19 August 09 2:09 pm

caughtatwork wrote:I've removed the final co-ords from this thread.

PLEASE keep in mind that posting the final location of puzzle caches is not kosher.
And in front of all the people who are not even logged in 8-[ ! Hint hint nudge nudge C@W.

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Post by caughtatwork » 19 August 09 2:32 pm

We welcome visitors, logged in or not. That was a decision of free and open policy. Is that what the nudge is about?

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Post by Geof » 19 August 09 2:59 pm

Thats what it is about. If a new rule is made it should only apply to new content.

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Re: Convert Aus Geo '66 co-ords to WGS-84

Post by stringy » 19 August 09 8:43 pm

Sorry, shouldn't of writin anything. But I have already worked out the co-ords anyway for the about 2 years ago but havn't gone around too finding it. :shock:

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