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Interesting web sites

My cousin sent me this site. http://www.airventure.org/

He is a small plane pilot and said he upgraded his handheld gps on here.

I got to looking at some of the iteresting info on the site and thought I would share. Pilots aren't the only ones interested in having fun!

Originator of Keeping Your Windmill Alive. Live in MA & have a cooking website. 6 yr. member. http://kitchentoysmakecookingfun.blogspot.com/

Problem with GPS's?

I'm looking to buy my first GPS, and have an idea what i want, it's between Garmin, TomTom, Magellan. I talked to a salesperson at Radio Shack. And was told there is a problem with the touch pad on all of them. And he suggested I buy the extended warranty. said problems show after about a year of use. Anyone know about this, or is he just pushing their warranty?

GPX File

How do you convert a GPX file to a CSV file

Auggie SP2720 , SP C330, Nuvi 650, Nuvi 785T America Moves By Truck

how accurate is ur gps in # of feet?

Best I've consistently gotten is around 12-14 ft on my nuvi 350.

new GPS

Hello all,

this is my first post and love what i see here..was debating between the nuvi 660 and 680 but went w/ the nuvi 660 because of the price difference! Great nav gadget!

Garmin Maps

Hello. Does anyone know when Garmin will release new maps for the Nuvi 350?

Go Blackhawks

New POI user

Can't open the files in MY Computer after installing POI. How do I delete files I have loaded in Nuvi 350. Tx


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Auggie SP2720 , SP C330, Nuvi 650, Nuvi 785T America Moves By Truck

Stop The Glare

I don't know if this was posted before or not but here it is the Glare Stopper for the GPS Units


Auggie SP2720 , SP C330, Nuvi 650, Nuvi 785T America Moves By Truck

MAGELLAN HELP !!! - sound files

Can anyone help me? I was able to transfer the Redlight Camera csv file to a magellan file .mgl via the Magellan software however I don't know how to get the sound poi for a redlight camera on there. I named the mp3 file the same as the redlight camera file but when I attempt to transfer it to a Magellan file it needs longitude and lattitude coordinates...does anyone know if this can be done?

Download POIs based on Geography

Is there a possibility that the Pois could be cross indexed by geography? For example, I'm going on a trip to Alaska and Western Canada. It would be great to download all Pois on file for this geography.

The other option, is to go through each of the many, many files and see which I would like for this specific trip.

___________________ Garmin 2455, 855, Oregon 550t

streetpilot c340 update

there is a update for the streetpilot 300 series

nuvi 755t


We are touring New England soon. In the UK we do not have WAAS/EGNOS enabled, for the states would it be better to have in on. We have a 670 and will be using it via the cig lighter connection so battery life should not be a problem.

lets have some fun

in the early days of this room we talked about such things as gps scuba diving and gps sky diving. now every one seems so serious. come on lets put some humor into gps

C330 for Less $$$

Wow! bought my C330 for $249.68,I get some money back from Best Buy on sale $229.99,and at Circuit City.I have 2 day left to get my difference.I think B/B policy if it sells for less somewhere else B/B give the Diff.plus knock 10% off.

Geocaching, Anyone?

Geocaching, Anyone? Explore the world and find hidden treasures with Garmin GPS it is free from www.Garmin.com/WhatsNew/

Auggie SP2720 , SP C330, Nuvi 650, Nuvi 785T America Moves By Truck

Use WAAS or not?

I have a Nuvi 350. I travel mostly in semi-rural areas and small communitites of under 100,000, very infrequently in urban canyons. I notice the Nuvi 350 has the option of WAAS on or off. I realize the <3 meters accuracy possible with WAAS, but if I m not calling in artillery shots, do I need to consume the extra battery power that WAAS "ON" would use?

COW Nominations for the week of August 20th 2007

Here we are at another beautiful Saturday morning;) For those of you that are new and have just found our site let me explain what this post is about.

Ever week the community nominates the member that they feel has made a great contribution to the site over the last 7 days.

We call it the Contributor of the week award (COW for short)

my garmin is not compatible with the poi loader

can i still upload pois?