HFTA is easy to install and use, however some find the process of installing
MicroDem, downloading DEM files and creating the Weapons Fan radial profiles
a little intimidating.
I can provide a set of terrain profile files for your location, if that
helps. Just e-mail me your EXACT lat/long coordinates (preferably in
decimal degrees). Please specify N, S, E or W for lat/long or give me a
nearby town, state, country if you're unsure.
I will e-mail you a 75KB zipped file with the radial profiles at 5 degree
intervals out to a range of 4400 meters, with a point spacing of 30m, which
is what HFTA uses.
Turn around time will depend on what other commitments I have and how many
requests I get. The actual process only takes about 15 minutes.
If you have an older version of HFTA you might want to download the updated
There are also updated statistical elevation files at:
http://www.arrl.org/product-notes Look for the section that begins with
Africa.zip and pick your area.
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