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PlzPeopleWakeUp
01-01-2008, 01:17 AM
nt

afwjam
01-01-2008, 08:32 AM
Way cool!

RP4U&ME
01-01-2008, 08:40 AM
Damn, that IS cool!!!

RP4U&ME
01-01-2008, 10:57 AM
Some Google Earth screen captures:

http://img246.imageshack.us/img246/3589/googleearthronpaulblimpew4.png
http://img141.imageshack.us/img141/3083/ge2wd9.png
http://img142.imageshack.us/img142/9605/ge3fq7.png
http://img183.imageshack.us/img183/5868/ge4dk4.png

texasliberty
01-01-2008, 11:06 AM
Wow, this is awesome! :)

jcims
01-01-2008, 02:01 PM
This turned out awesome! One fun thing to do is zoom down to a nearby road and then spin around to see where the blimp is and how large it looks from that perspective.

OptionsTrader
01-01-2008, 02:02 PM
Lol.

microsect
01-01-2008, 02:34 PM
wow very nice! Thanks for thread.

Lyn
01-01-2008, 02:37 PM
Just like "Where In the World Is Carmen Sandiego?" only with the blimp.

John P Slevin
01-01-2008, 02:40 PM
The Blimp people should put this on their website, and hopefully everyone will bump this thread.

Great work PlzPeopleWakeUp. Have you offered it to the Blimp crew?

xexkxex
01-01-2008, 02:45 PM
Very Very Nice! :)

PlzPeopleWakeUp
01-01-2008, 02:46 PM
nt

Ilhaguru
01-01-2008, 03:03 PM
Can you mark the path with a thin yellow line or something?

Something like this: http://www.openatc.com/

PlzPeopleWakeUp
01-01-2008, 03:13 PM
nt

PlzPeopleWakeUp
01-02-2008, 12:30 AM
nt

Stoli
01-03-2008, 03:08 PM
Thanks

Mckarnin
01-03-2008, 05:35 PM
Very nice.

t3rmin
01-03-2008, 05:43 PM
As I understand it, altitude is the least accurate axis of GPS. Think about how much harder the triangulation is, since in relation to altitude, the satellites are practically on the same plane. I think the margin of error for consumer devices which rely entirely on satellites is in the 100ft range. Some devices have an altimeter and add that into the calculations for increased accuracy.

t3rmin
01-03-2008, 05:45 PM
By the way, I gave some wireless antenna advice to the blimp folks a while ago. Any blimp folks around? Did you try any of it? ;-)