[OSM-talk] Field surveying app - alert near marker/waypoint

Mike Thompson miketho16 at gmail.com
Fri Jun 11 13:01:46 UTC 2021


On Thu, Jun 10, 2021 at 3:38 PM stevea <steveaOSM at softworkers.com> wrote:

> It may be that the way (user experience, more) of
> software-with-an-Internet (on a phone, tablet, laptop,
> device-WITH-Internet...) isn't the same as GPS-with-only-satellites.  I've
> got a Garmin 60 CSx which can beep (and talk?) and stuff but I have turned
> off all audio for years on it.  Decent "proximity alert" function on this
> device which I think if you set the "talkativeness" to about medium, you'll
> be on your target, if not close to a bullseye.
>
> I know, 60 CSx are older (mine is about 15) but they are champs:  a solid
> device despite rapidly changing tech, I continue to build OSM maps for it
> onto µSDHC whenever I feel I need to update those.  60 CSx praises have
> been sung (here and elsewhere) many times.
>
Thanks Steve!  I also have a 60 CSx, I will load some OSM maps in it and
see if it will work for my purposes.
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