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[IDV #TER-588579]: feet meters altitude flight track KML

Hi David,

I am able to confirm your problem.

IDV support for KML/KMZ files is somewhat inconsistent.

For the time being, would it be possible to convert your KML files into the 
correct units before reading into the IDV?


> Full Name: David ahijevych
> Email Address: address@hidden
> Organization: ncar
> Package Version: 2.9u2 - build Nov. 4
> Operating System: linux
> Hardware: 32-bit
> Description of problem: I hate to have 2 pending questions, but here's 
> another one.
> When I open the attached KML file (from the PREDICT field catalog--it is 
> flight track info from the NCAR GV aircraft), IDV assumes the altitude is in 
> meters, when it is really in feet. Viewing the KML in a text editor, I see 
> that the units are clearly labeled "feet", but perhaps the KML format is 
> wrong in some other way. It was created in EOL.

Ticket Details
Ticket ID: TER-588579
Department: Support IDV
Priority: Normal
Status: Open

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