[talk-ph] Philippines first gps2go recipient

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Thu Feb 5 01:58:15 GMT 2009


see the units in testing

http://www.flickr.com/photos/esambale/3254740782/

On Mon, Feb 2, 2009 at 10:15 AM, maning sambale
<emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi,
>
> The pledges I received is more then enough for custom duties.  Thanks
> to all of you!  I will get the units within the week and perhaps and
> collect the money to people on the meet-up on Saturday.
> If there are excess money left perhaps we can buy some SD cards for
> the units.  Is everybody OK with that?
>
>
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 7:43 PM, maning sambale
> <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> I just got the news that our gps2go application from the OSM
>> Foundation has been granted!
>>
>> "GPStogo is a scheme for providing GPS receivers, for the purpose of
>> contributing to OSM,
>> to people in developing countries where the cost is otherwise
>> prohibitively expensive."
>>
>> Details at: http://foundation.openstreetmap.org/gpstogo/
>>
>> The press release will come out soon.  The units will be delivered to
>> me as the contact person for the Philippines.  The units will be for
>> OSM Philippines.
>> And since the community owns the units, I would like the community to
>> be involved in the maintenance and use.
>>
>> I have crafted a draft wikipage for it here:
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Philippines_GPS_Units_for_Loan.
>>  Please expand.
>>
>> We also need to discuss a scheme on how we can distribute the units
>> and who will be qualified to use it.
>> We can follow the guidelines by OSM foundation
>> (http://foundation.openstreetmap.org/gpstogo/ see section on
>> recipients) or make our own.
>>
>> Once the units are with me, I would also like for us to have a
>> meet-up/mapping party somewhere so we can use them right away.
>>
>> Any ideas!
>>
>> cheers,
>> maning
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>
>
>
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> cheers,
> maning
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