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June 13, 2011
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Doctor Gage (via the esteemed SF Kid) brings us this epic shot of our fog-wrapped friend:

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Using my advanced Sutrolocation powers, I’m guessing this was taken around 22nd-24th St? And maybe as far west as Valencia?

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3 Comments leave one →
  1. geoweb permalink
    June 13, 2011 1:34 pm

    someone should write the sutrolocation iphone app… snap a pic of the tower, a little trigonometry and bam.

    • June 13, 2011 2:36 pm

      Ha, I have totally been thinking about such an app for a while now (not that I have programming skillz).

      But the relative angles would be easy to figure out, even if one antenna obscures the other (like you see near 30th) — you just need to look at the angle of backup HD antenna (down low in the front).

      I still get a little confused when looking at Sutro from the Richmond/Sunset though. It’s like suddenly finding yourself in an alternate universe where things are almost but not quite the same.

  2. geoweb permalink
    June 13, 2011 3:19 pm

    for those indeterminate regions, the app would indicate “thar be dragons (and sand)”

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