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[DPRG] More waypoints

Subject: [DPRG] More waypoints
From: David P. Anderson dpa at io.isem.smu.edu
Date: Wed Sep 20 16:41:05 CDT 2006

Howdy

> As part of contest preparations and club
> responsibility, I talked to Summer Smith (our museum
> liaison) and actually walked her through the course I
> had laid out. The purpose for this, was to make sure
> our machines represented no potential problems to the
> area and to insure there would be no nasty surprises
> come Saturday.

Martin, Good idea.

Steve, we are starting to get quite a collection of
GPS waypoints for Fairpark and now for the Warehouse.
I wonder if we should put up a page of these on
the website?

best,
dpa


> 
> --- "David P. Anderson" <dpa at io.isem.smu.edu> wrote:
> 
> > Howdy,
> > 
> > Here are the waypoints I described to Ed and Steve
> > at the
> > RBNO last night.  These form a triangle in the
> > meadow behind
> > the Natural History Museum next door to The Science
> > Place.
> > 
> > Those with robots not ready to compete in the Long
> > Haul
> > competiton might use any or all or none of these for
> > robo-demos on Saturday.
> > 
> > Two of the waypoints are on plastic water utility
> > cover plates,
> > and the third I stuck a survey flag in the ground,
> > maybe it
> > will still be there Saturday:
> > 
> >  32.77855	Plastic water cover plate
> > -96.76357
> > 
> >  32.77799	Survey flag
> > -96.76349
> > 
> >  32.77827	Plastic water cover plate
> > -96.76378
> > 
> > Here are the points plotted on a satellite photo:
> > 
> >
> <http://www.geology.smu.edu/~dpa-www/jpeg/fairpark3.jpg>
> > 
> > 
> > See you Saturday,
> > dpa
> > 
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