[OSM-talk] GPS Units for the Foundation
steve at asklater.com
Tue Sep 5 16:00:42 BST 2006
* @ 05/09/06 03:55:03 PM lists at riscott.ukfsn.org wrote:
> On Tuesday 05 September 2006 15:43, SteveC wrote:
> > But there are two versions of the yellow etrex both with the same
> > shell.
> > One of them goes up to 2.14 (IIRC) doesnt do EGNOS and wont record
> > per-second. The other (3.20 IIRC) does both.
> Should I infer from this that all geko 201s do EGNOS?
AFAIK, yes. The only difference I've seen on a geko is the position of
the logo and a slight bevel around the power button on some shells.
> > If anything, I've found the geko better than the navi for reception
> > so
> > far.
> Odd. I know I can get good reception with the eTrex perfectly
> horizontal on
> handlebars, but if I just leave it kicking around my bag the results
> can be
> quite unreliable. On the other hand, on the Reading weekend, Tom would
> put the NaviGPS in his pocket (!) and still get good results.
My test case was having the geko and navi side by side under foliage
cover, and seeing how many they could lock on to.
SteveC steve at asklater.com http://www.asklater.com/steve/
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