[OSM-talk] sending location from a smart phone.

Philip Barnes phil at trigpoint.me.uk
Thu Aug 22 14:00:26 UTC 2019

In GB we have OS grid references which can get to 1m accuracy.

These are widely used and understood, particularly by those of us who go 
out on the moors.

Phil (trigpoint)

On 18/08/2019 02:22, John Whelan wrote:
> Apparently some Fire brigades ask people who are lost on moors etc to 
> download What3words then tell them their location.
> Isn't there a simpler way?  Perhaps to get a text message sent with 
> the long and lat?
> ref
> https://www.bbc.com/news/uk-england-49319760
> Thanks John
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