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What happened to the controller lat/long data in the v3 data feed? This seems like a step backwards.

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Luke

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Luke

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To determine controllers potentially in range of a pilot when flying, as well as plotting them on a map.

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Luke

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8 minutes ago, Luke Kolin said:

To determine controllers potentially in range of a pilot when flying, as well as plotting them on a map.

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Luke

wouldnt it be better to have the sector coordinates for the controllor if it is an enroute station.

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It would be exponentially simpler to just have the lat/long plus the range (which is already in the feed) and do a simple distance calculation rather than a lot more data pushed to the clients and a more complicated algorithm. I don't need perfect sector boundaries, just way to filter the ATC list.

Why was it removed?

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Luke

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Is there any update or status from VATSIM on this? It's getting close to blocking a release of mine, or I'll need to code against the v2 data feed.

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Luke

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