[geo-discuss] Re: [Fwd: RE: Forum on Open Geodata]
steve at fractalus.com
Tue Apr 19 10:04:44 PDT 2005
It depends on the hardware, chipset, battery life, requirements...
There are bits that Jo put up on www.openstreetmap.org/wiki for dealing
with handheld units.
There was some discussion about on the openstreetmap mailing list.
Probably better to ask there as there are quite a few people who are
taking tracks using different things. Some people even use windows!
What I use is listed here:
And I think there is more depth in the mailing list archive. I've been
meaning to put a howto together for what I do with the laptop...
* @ 19/04/05 12:05:59 PM rufus.pollock at okfn.org wrote:
> Dear Steve,
> Do you (or anyone else) have any pointers on this or even a ready-made
> howto on getting up and running with a GPS unit and software ...
> -------- Original Message --------
> Subject: RE: Forum on Open Geodata
> Date: Fri, 15 Apr 2005 10:59:35 +0100
> From: T.Heath <T.Heath at open.ac.uk>
> To: Rufus Pollock <rufus.pollock at okfn.org>
> Cheers Rufus, and for an excellent event last night. One thing that
> might be useful on the follow-up site would be some recommendations
> about good GPS units to buy (and where to get them from) for people like
> me who are interested in contributing to the openstreetmap etc but don't
> just wanna go down to argos and get ripped off... Or maybe this is
> something Steve Coast should put up on openstreetmap. Either way it
> would be cool.
> >-----Original Message-----
> >From: Rufus Pollock [mailto:rufus.pollock at okfn.org]
> >Sent: 14 April 2005 17:34
> >To: T.Heath
> >Subject: Re: Forum on Open Geodata
> >Registration confirmed. We look forward to seeing you there.
> >T.Heath wrote:
> >> Dear OKF,
> >> A quick note to let you know I'm hoping to attend the Forum on Open
> >> Geodata tonight at the Stanhope Centre. Apologies for the short
> >> notice; I hope this doesn't cause problems.
> >> Thanks and best wishes,
> >> Tom.
SteveC steve at fractalus.com http://www.fractalus.com/steve/
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