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Re: [TowerTalk] Downloading terrain data for use with HFTA

To:, Pete Smith <>
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] Downloading terrain data for use with HFTA
From: W0UN -- John Brosnahan <>
Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2005 16:11:26 -0600
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Couldn't be better timing! I am just about to undertake my first attempt
at using this stuff. Thanks for your efforts and for ARRL for disseminating it.

73--John W0UN

At 02:29 PM 1/12/2005, you wrote:
This is intended for anyone who has tried to download terrain data from USGS to use with HFTA, only to discover that several aspects of the downloading process have changed. N6BV has just posted an article that I wrote on the ARRL web site,

which gives the new procedure with screen shots and active links. Both Dean and Peter Guth, the author of MicroDEM, were a huge help in pulling this together and making things work again.


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