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"tag:"gps""


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OziGeocacheUK
I've been tinkering around for a while wrapping the API to OziExplorer in Java. I've finally knocked together an application that uses it. integrates information from GeocacheUK.com and Geocaching.com into OziExplorer. OziExplorer is a GPS mapping ...
11-Apr-2006
10:41:13
2
Getting accurate height datums
My Garmin eTrex Summit has a built-in altimeter, and although it can auto-calibrate from the GPS fix, it isn't that accurate and it takes a while to do. The Ordnance Survey have been gradually removing the spot height and benchmark information from the ...
27-May-2005
03:15:18
3
Yet another eTrex Summit
As I documented at length earlier, I bought a Garmin eTrex Summit in October of last year, and had no end of problems with it powering itself off for no apparent reason. Garmin replaced it (twice) and the third unit was OK-ish but still tended to turn ...
26-May-2005
05:28:37
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Useful directory of online maps for the UK
While I was looking for the format of links to the OS GetAMap service for my last post I came across this useful list of online maps for the UK, which it seems has been lifted straight from Wikipedia - why they didn't just link to the Wikipedia page I ...
07-May-2005
08:13:28
5
One problem solved, another remains
Well, my third eTrex arrived today, a nice new one and so far it seems fine - despite the abysmal weather I took a stroll to try it out. I'm still puzzling over exactly where the Bleaklow fence line goes between Shining Clough and Woodhead, so I parked ...
22-Oct-2004
11:38:50
6
Garmin Customer Support - the saga continues
Yesterday the nice chap at GPS4Less phoned me up to let me know that Garmin were going to send me a brand new, tested unit and it would be arriving by courier today. Seemingly the fact that I'd mailed a link to my previous post to both the CEO and ...
20-Oct-2004
04:50:05
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eTrex Summit less than the acme
Well, my brand-new eTrex Summit is having to be replaced - it has an unfortunate tendency to turn itself off for no apparent reason, even with a fresh set of batteries. There's no low battery warning, it just switches off. It did this at least ten ...
18-Oct-2004
01:44:33
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A new toy - Garmin eTrex Summit
My latest toy arrived yesterday - a Garmin eTrex Summit GPS. I already have a Garmin 12XL, and although it's an excellent GPS it is a little bulky, and it eats batteries four at a time. As my birthday is coming up, I decided to treat myself to a newer ...
14-Oct-2004
11:33:17