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Struggling to use new FAA geo-referenced tiffs with world file...

richardnealncrichardnealnc Global Mapper UserPosts: 4
edited April 2011 in Technical Support
I'm downloading and trying to export to Google Earth another of the FAA charts as I've done for years now. The FAA has released these new geo-referenced tiffs with a world file however and I don't get the exported Google Earth KML to appear on the right part of the world!

The zip file is here: http://aeronav.faa.gov/Enroute/03-10-2011/ENR_L17.zip

It opens fine, and I set the projection as it notes in the htm file to Lambert Conformal Conic & WGS84. I then export it (as I've always done the other FAA charts) to a Google Earth KML file and it opens fine in Google Earth BUT, it's in the wrong location on the earth. Floating around in the ocean... lol

I've tried opening the zip with the world file renamed to .tfw from .tfwx to no avail... Please help, we make these charts available to students pilots for review.

Thanks,

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  • global_mapperglobal_mapper Administrator Posts: 17,238
    edited April 2011
    What parameters did you use for the projection? When I defined it as below (as specified in the HTML file), the data came in at the correct location:

    proj_screenshot.jpg

    Let me know if I can be of further assistance.

    Thanks,

    Mike
    Global Mapper Support
    support@globalmapper.com
  • richardnealncrichardnealnc Global Mapper User Posts: 4
    edited April 2011
    LOL, After all these years I didn't know you could edit the attribute values! Yes, that 'fixed' it. Much thanks! Richard
  • PaulTocknellPaulTocknell Forum Administrator Posts: 306Unconfirmed
    edited April 2011
    Where do you make these charts available? I run http://www.askacfi.com I'd love to share this with the flight training community.

    Thanks.

    Paul
  • richardnealncrichardnealnc Global Mapper User Posts: 4
    edited April 2011
    We've been posting FAA (Aeronav) Sectionals and TACs for years now on www.ChartGEEK.com. We'll soon have the low IFR charts geo-referenced for Google Earth as well thank to forum help :)

    http://www.ChartGEEK.com

    Richard
  • richardnealncrichardnealnc Global Mapper User Posts: 4
    edited April 2011
    Oh, and they are FREE (unless you want a DVD of all of them)
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