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Contributors of the Week 2010-08-02

This week we are recognizing D-Moo70 for all of his work on the Royal Canadian Legion Branches project.

I know this has been a huge undertaking and I appreciate having this project in our community.

Great Job!!!

Miss POI

Chit Chat Thread for the week of August 9th, 2010

This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related.

Have fun...

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.

MaryAnn Melby AKA Miss POI

GPS and Privacy :Laws

Here is an interesting story about the use of GPS to track criminals.

RKF (Bethesda, MD) Garmin Nuvi 660, 360 & Street Pilot

Wanna track a bad guy with a GPS?

In the US, you're gonna need a search warrant first:

Navteq Road Classifications

Navteq classify roads in five different categories:

Main Road
First Class
Second Class
Third Class
Fourth Class

Does anyone know what these road definitions mean?

I'm guessing that 4th class is unpaved and main road is probably a paved divided limited access highway, but that's just a wild guess.


Saying Hi

Newb saying hi, just upgraded to a Garmin Nuvi 1390T from the C330 that was stolen at Komoka Provincial Park in Ontario. Take your goodies when you hike redface

Lot of cool POI's here never used them on the 330, this is going to be fun.

Breaking news in Florida

Red light cameras gain traction in New Port Richey

NEW PORT RICHEY — The City Council has taken the first step toward installing red-light cameras across New Port Richey.

Council members voted 3-2 on Tuesday night to proceed with researching how, where and when to install the cameras, with Mayor Scott McPherson and Judy DeBella Thomas dissenting.

nuvi 785 nuvi 350, nuvi 270, GTM 20, jag in dash, mercedes in dash.

2 days vacation away from ny help

hey guys im having trouble deciding on where to go . i can leave thurday night and i can be back preferrably saturday late night or sunday morning. i live in queens so i guess anything maybe no more than 4 away would be nice that way i dont waste to much of my time driving.
im not picky and im open to all suggestion

some one suggested montaulk they sed there was nice beaches there.

A GPS can take you where You want to go but never where you WANT to be.

Photos and Geo-tag

Some of the members may already know about this and use it.I just started trying it out.It is one of the best editing programs I have came up on for photos and so user friendly.The best part is the GEO-Tag feature that connects to Google Earth for tagging or adding photos.Really simple.Just select the pictures and line up on the Google Earth map and tag them.See .

Charlie. Nuvi 265 wt and 2597 LMT.

Contributors of the Week 2010-07-26

This week we are recognizing one of our very first members. Kch50428 has been with us since the very beginning. He is number 2340, and it is always a pleasure to have him active in the forums.

It is nice to have been around so long that you get nostalgic when older members come back home after being silent for a while.

Chit Chat Thread for the week of August 2nd, 2010

This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related.

Have fun...

This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.

MaryAnn Melby AKA Miss POI

GPS Reality Check

1. I used my GPS to create a route to work. It’s no way close to the way I normally go! (I know better than my GPS)

would anyone be intrerested in a NYC meet?

I live in New York City and would love to set up a POI Factory Meet of anyone that is in the New York City Area.. If you are itrested, Let me know And I can Start planning something for us. I think it would be fun to meet some of the users that we meet here.

I just need to know if there are intrested members here that wil want to do this?!!?!

Bobkz - Garmin Nuvi 2455LMT/C530/C580- "Pain Is Fear Leaving The Body"


T/A owns PETRO can we merge them to we already have pilot & love grin

the art off war is never a winning combination for any one 1490T

Slow Moving Vehicle Ratio

You're on a country road and see a bike or slow moving vehicle ahead. You hope that you'll be able to have plenty of room to pass. Unfortunately by the time you get to that point, he is near the crest of a blind hill, crossing a narrow bridge, or another car is coming.

The result, is you have to slow down and wait or squeeze closer to the vehicle than you liked.


2011.20 graffics

has the graphics improve any from the older version to the new version on the map.

the art off war is never a winning combination for any one 1490T

Alternative dash mount (cheap)

"Patented Sticky Pad uses friction to securely lock your GPS into place
Residue-free, portable and easy to move"

For $8.99 it might be worth a try.

"Recalculating... drive 0.2 miles, then abandon vehicle." ------------- [ETrex Venture CX; Nüvi 200]

What Is The Longest Trip You Have Made With GPS Away From The Roadway?

I have done some ATVing recently and I am just curious what the longest trip other members here have made away from the roadway with a GPS? How helpful was the GPS? Did you stay on a trail or river? I have gone probably 100 miles or more on an ATV trail and having my Garmin Nuvifone G60 along was very helpful.

Spot it Out 2010 Road Safety Directory/Alerts

has anyone used of this? on sd card, tells you of road hazards. school zones, speed traps, etc. do you like it? if you remove the card does it stay on your unit?

Contributors of the Week 2010-07-19

This week we are recognizing WAASup. You don't say much but when you do it is great info that is very helpful to many.

Thank you so much for all the support you have provided in the forums over the last few years.

Miss POI

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