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DOD Goes After Lightsquared

There's been plenty of discussion on POI Factory about the Lightsquared project. Now the Department of Defense is raising the same (interference) objections mentioned so many times here: http://www.defense.gov/News/NewsArticle.aspx?ID=65355


Nuvi 760 & 660, Streetpilot, GPS III, GPS 10X

Rugby World Cupr 2011

The TV coverage for the Rugby World Cup is pretty poor. The USA v. Ireland match was on NBC, as will be the New Zealand v. Canada match and the Final.

Weird(POI Extra)

Had something very unusually happen this morning, I use POI Extra to manipulate files, I went to use it, well Norton Internet security decided it was behaving unusually, and removed it from my PC, this is not the first time I used it, but the first time Norton IS, actually SONAR decided to remove it, didn't ask if that is what I wanted it to do just did it.

Just introducing

Hello everyone! I'm brand new to the site, and new to the world of downloading POI's to my GPS so I just wanted to say hi!

Arizona HOV Lane Access -- Reopened!

Hi All,

Just a heads-up to those who live in Arizona. ADOT has re-opened registration to the next 2500 people who drive pre-approved Hybrids (Toyota Prius and 2 Honda models) to get the Fuel Efficient Vehicle license plates. These give anytime access to the HOV lanes.

Contributors of the Week 2011-09-05

This week we are recognizing Pwohlrab.

Pwohlrab has been very active and helpful in the forums this week. In addition to providing helpful answers, he's also good about directing visitors to existing discusion topics. He also maintains several files, including Best Buy and KOA.

Nice work, Pwohlrab smile

Jonathan (aka JM)

Chit Chat Thread for the week of September 12th, 2011

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.


I park like an *ss

First the disclaimers:
- while the subject is not exactly about GPS, it does concern driving,
- I do not have any contact with nor do I know the author of the attached link.

Hello Everyone

Hello Everyone,
I am newbie in this forum and I'd like say hello to everyone. smile

Remembering 9/11

Remember those who were killed by the 9/11 Attacks.

Remember those who have sacrificed their lives for the 9/11 Attacks.

Remember those who are serving our country to keep these acts of terrorism from happening.

Camera Fraud

Is a good website to visit.

Val - Nuvi 785t and Streetpilot C340

current map (how can I place onto SD card?)

how can i place the current new maps onto sd card?!

Everyday is a GREAT day :)

Never forget (9/11)

Never forget was burned into our minds following the attack by forces loyal to Osama bin Laden. In the hours and days that followed those events the American people underwent a change that still reverberates today.

"In order to be old and wise, one first must have been young and stupid."

"Gorgeous drives"

My last one was last summer coming back from Winnipeg, north shore of Lake Superior, Thunder Bay to The Sault Ste Marie, the scenery, Canadian Shield, beautiful country.

All the worlds indeed a stage and we are merely players. Rush

Way To Go Dallas ( Not about the Cowboy cheerleaders)

This should be done through out all the states.

Good news from Texas.
> HELLO... Has Dallas, TX got a good idea or what? Uninsured Cars Off The
> Road. Recently, the City of Dallas, Texas passed an ordinance stating that
> if a driver is pulled over by law enforcement and is not able to provide
> proof of insurance, the car is towed. To retrieve the car after being

johnm405 660 & MSS&T

Car 2 Car Communications System

Cars that think for themselves are hard to build and harder to trust. Cars that talk to each other while they're on the road in the same way printers or servers on the same network talk, on the other hand, could make highway driving much more efficient and a lot safer.

more here:

GPS was useful but walkers should rely on map skills...



Ordnance Survey and mountaineers monitor GPS-4G debate

A row over access to radio signals in the US could have implications for the future of GPS use in the UK, according to Ordnance Survey (OS).

Canada's Worst Speed Trap City

It seems that Windsor, Ontario is Canada's worst speed trap city, but is second, in North America only to Livonia, MI. And I thought Summeersville, WV was the worst, in North America. Seems it is only the worst in West Virginia.



Contributors of the Week 2011-08-29

Each week, I see a lot of good things from many people. This is true every week, so I will do my best to spread the recognition around, week-to-week, as we go through this process.


This week I'm recognizing Evert and Mgarledge.

Evert has been especially active over last week, with many helpful replies and suggestions in the discussion areas.

Chit Chat Thread for the week of September 5th, 2011

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.