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This utility will convert PDAR (GRADE) data to ERTSS .DYSIM format.

GRADE .xls spreadsheed converted to comma delimited .csv file (SaveAs)

 

The "Time"  field will default to E0000. 
All aircraft will start this time.
Since all PDAR information is from airborne traffic, only "E" times are used. 
Recommend using less than 0010.

Enter Alternate start "Time":
E

 

Select a reference fix for this conversion. 
All Aircraft in this scenario will be started at a FRD from this point:

Alternately enter your own reference fix.  Decimal Lat/Lon only.
(Choosing a Reference fix closest to the center of your area of interest will
result in more accurate placement of aircraft in the scenario.)

i.e.     ATL       33.6290708    -84.4350711
Get Lat/Lon data here: 
AirNav

FIX Dec. Latitude Dec. Longitude

 

Choose PDAR (GRADE) file converted to .csv format:

Sample PDAR data file here        Sample DYSIM output here

 

PDAR TO ERAM TGTS.XML

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Bruce Reagan

2011