This week we are recognizing jgermann!
Jgermann is very attentive and patient with new users helping them troubleshoot, often directing them to exiting FAQ or other current forum topics on the site and he doesn't hesitate to check or point out other resources like Garmin's website.
This is the place to talk about things that are not gps related.
This thread will be closed on Monday and a new one will be opened.
: Can the POI name be modified and changed by eliminating the following in the title: USA, Canada and other unnecessary items not required.
Example when the voice discription for Murphy_USA the disription becomes one messed up word.
This happens to most descriptions and they become jumbled and very confusing.
Need to make changes.
Arthur P. Stern, instrumental in inventing the color television and GPS, passes away
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood on Thursday announced a national distracted driving initiative that pushes 11 states without laws against the deadly practice to enact them. He also urged Congress to adopt a national ban on cellphones.
Texas Highway Could Be First in Nation With 85 MPH Speed Limit - http://tinyurl.com/6tcttw5
This week we are recognizing Sirkull and Firenutts!
Sirkull for updating and maintaining the Best Western Locations USA file, always popular with families traveling over the summer, and Firenutts for recently updating the Low Clearance Underpasses file as well as for his work last fall where he added over 2100 locations!
Thank you both for your contributions!
I just noticed on my Garmin 2460 that when I try to add an address by tapping "where to" and then "Address", all I get is "No map data avaialble". I did a hard reset and I still get the same results. So now I can't add an addrss or search for an address. Anyone else have this problem? Any sugestions? Everything else seems to work perfectly,including my maps,
This thread is to wish everyone with birthdays in June “Happy Birthday and Many More”
Welcome to the Month of June, Lets see what today is...
1-Jun American Indian Citizenship Day
1-Jun American Zoo Day
1-Jun Ann Hutchinson Memorial Day
1-Jun Artists of America Day
1-Jun Childrens Awareness Memorial Day
1-Jun Dare Day
1-Jun Dinosaur Day
1-Jun Ed Sullivans final show-1971
1-Jun Flip a Coin Day
1-Jun InterNatl Childrens Day
1-Jun InterNatl Mothers Peace Day
This is the official POI Factory Joke thread.
It will be closed on the last day of the month and a new one will be opened.
In danger of losing your windmill?
Maybe you can share with us the last place your GPS took you and if you encountered any problems, or if you use it to seek out special places to go (like Thai Food, ice cream shoppes, etc.) Anything to keep your windmill alive.
This thread will be closed on the last day of the month and a new one will be opened.
In downloading the most current POI file for Starbucks and reading the narrative associated with the update, I was reminded of one confusing issue that malls create.
Is the store in the mall or outside the mall?????.
3 Garmins received Editors Choice:
Does somebody have a list of all colleges, junior colleges and Universities in the country? I found one with highschools, etc., which is great, but it's too expansive for what I need, and I don't know how to filter out the HS's. Thanks for any help offered.
It's a long story, but I need to glue a stainless steel metal VESA mounting plate to the plastic back of my GPS. The GPS will be subject to considerable twisting and turning, so I'm trying to figure out what the strongest epoxy out there is.
This week we are recognizing Canuk!
Canuk is a knowledgeable user who has started several threads this last month, offered many helpful suggestions and is always good about welcoming newcomers.
Thank you, Canuk!
but I can't find it. Where can I see a list of the new POI files that have been recently added?
PS Is there a program like Garmin loader for tomtom?
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