Java Ham-Radio QTH/Distance/Direction Calculator/Visualizer
(See also description below)
See also World,
Central America, South
America, South Africa,
Africa, North Africa,
Europe (small), Europe (big),
Germany (small), Germany
(big), former USSR, South
Asia, Australia&SE Asia.
description in english.
Beschreibung in Deutsch,
The applet was tested, with Microsoft
Internet Explorer 3.0 , Netscape Navigator
2.02 32 Bit and SUNs AppletViewer
1.0.2 under windows 95.
I have no other browsers/operating systems to test the applet.
Comments or bug reports received so
You can add coments or bug reports here
(Siehe auch deutsche Beschreibung)
Above this text is a small java-applet for
hams that allows
converting a QTH-locator to north latitude/east longitude and vice
If you type a locator into the field "Locator" and press <enter> the
fields "North" and "East" are calculated.
If you type a number into either field "North" or "East" and press
<enter> the field "Locator" is calculated.
converting the old european QTH-locator to the current format.
If you type an old european locator into the field "Locator" and press
<enter> the value will be converted to the new format.
(e.g. "EN74C" will be converted to "JO43IB")
to calculate the distance and the (antenna-)direction between two locations
on the earth.
Just enter values for "Your Location" and for "Other Location" and press
<enter>. Distance and direction will be displayed in the message area.
showing the locator in a geographic map
Every time you enter a location into the form, the location is shown in the
map, too. "Your Location" appears in blue, "Other Location" in red.
entering qth-locators with mouse clicks in the map
While you are moving the mouse over the map you will see the current mouse
position as qth-locator and the distance to your location in the browser's
By mouse-clicking in the map you set the "Other Location" field in the form.
If you drag the mouse, the drag-start will become the "Your Location" field
and the drag-end (where you release the mouse button) sets "Other Location"
of the form.
Java Applet (c) 1996-2000 by dl3bak
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