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gps api, windows mobile -- what srid is used to report gps location? RRS feed

  • Question

  • hello,

     

    not sure if asked that question right but i need to know the srid (spatial reference id) when i load the data into sql server 2008.  we are using the mobile gps api to retrieve the data from the device.  what srid is used?

     

    thanks,

     

    michael.

    Thursday, August 5, 2010 9:01 PM

Answers

  • Michael,

    WGS 84 is the standard reference coordinate system used by the Global Positioning System. Its SRID is 8307 and proper name is "Longitude/Latitude (WGS 84).

    Sometimes, it can be a country specific system also.

     

    Friday, August 6, 2010 6:31 AM