[OSM-newbies] Cheap GPS device
jwhelan0112 at gmail.com
Sat Jul 31 12:59:06 BST 2010
It's a matter of logging it and getting the data off the phone. Also
the more accurate the device the better for mapping so the chipset is
On 31 July 2010 04:15, Jeffrey Martin <dogshed at gmail.com> wrote:
> What about cell phones? Doesn't every cell phone have a built in GPS chip now?
> On Sat, Jul 31, 2010 at 2:26 AM, Andrew Errington
> <a.errington at lancaster.ac.uk> wrote:
>> On Fri, 30 Jul 2010 02:59:05 Ishtiaque Ahmed wrote:
>>> Thanks David. I will check the local market for this device. But as my
>>> volunteers are very novice, a screen would help them more.
>> I thoroughly recommend the Garmin Geko 201. It's a bit old these days, but
>> it's simple to operate, well-designed, robust, waterproof, etc. You will
>> need an interface cable, but you can get a cheap one from Pfranc, or make one
>> with a piece of stiff plastic.
>> Mine has travelled for nearly 17000km (not just for OSM!!). That's a lot of
>> short trips, and 8000km in Australia. :)
>> Google is your friend, so please research this model.
>> Best wishes,
>>  and some wire and stuff.
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