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by Ebenezer
10 September 07 4:02 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: uk maps
Replies: 9
Views: 1110

I'm currently looking at getting Garmin's City Navigator Europe (includes UK). $279 at www.gpsoz.com.au or www.ja-gps.com.au.

Unfortunately both are out of stock. Can anyone recommend another vendor of Mapsource products?
by Ebenezer
09 May 07 4:55 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: White lines on the eTrex
Replies: 7
Views: 1097

I had one Venture repaired by GME, and after that one got the same problem I repaired it myself. The same issue stops the click stick working properly on the Venture/Legend. The most recent repair only lasted about 6 months before it started stuffing up again, so I went an bought a Legend Cx. Well r...
by Ebenezer
09 March 07 6:28 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Microcaches...love or hate?
Replies: 17
Views: 2963

I'm all for micros in an urban environment where a larger cache is going to be impossible.
by Ebenezer
24 February 07 1:51 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: MapRequest 1.1 beta 1
Replies: 13
Views: 1560

For ArcIMS map sites, some "services" (the least indented layers in the layer list) either don't work, or don't work when used in conjunction with other services. For these maps try requesting the map without that service checked in the layer list. For some WMS map sites certain layers cannot be req...
by Ebenezer
14 February 07 7:28 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: GPS under trees
Replies: 6
Views: 1209

Webguy wrote: On foot, the newer Sirf III chip based etrex models do a better job under denser tree cover.
Do any of the eTrex models have Sirf III? I have a Venture Cx, and I don't think it has it.
by Ebenezer
12 February 07 1:42 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: MapRequest 1.1 beta 1
Replies: 13
Views: 1560

Cached wrote:Any idea if it can work with this site?

http://www.ordnancesurvey.co.uk/oswebsite/getamap/

Ordnance Survey UK Online Maps
Unfortunately this site does not use either ArcIMS or WMS, so MapRequest does not work with it.
by Ebenezer
11 February 07 4:06 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: MapRequest 1.1 beta 1
Replies: 13
Views: 1560

I've downloaded and selected ACT map.. how do I zoom in...? and how do I add waypoints to map? or is this purely an export tool? Check the FAQ! :) Draw a red box with your mouse and click Request to zoom in. Change the width & height to request a bigger map. Yes this is purely an export tool. Save ...
by Ebenezer
11 February 07 8:37 am
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: MapRequest 1.1 beta 1
Replies: 13
Views: 1560

You need Java 1.4 installed, and so in theory it will run on non-Windows platforms.

For this beta I have only released the Windows installer. (In practice, given that Ozi runs on Windows, most users of MapRequest are Windows users.)
by Ebenezer
11 February 07 7:02 am
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: MapRequest 1.1 beta 1
Replies: 13
Views: 1560

MapRequest 1.1 beta 1

I am looking for a few people to try out MapRequest 1.1b1. MapRequest is a program that can piece together bits of maps from compatible web based servers (e.g. ArcIMS and WMS sites) and save them as a single image along with a .map calibration file for Ozi Explorer. See http://maprequest.sourceforge...
by Ebenezer
11 February 07 6:51 am
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: NZ maps -OziExplorer Compatible
Replies: 7
Views: 1049

GammaPiSigma wrote:I have tried to make some of my own maps using maprequest and it worked.
MapRequest 1.1b1 is out this week. I'll create a sep thread for it.
by Ebenezer
16 January 07 8:42 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: GPS choices
Replies: 13
Views: 1398

GPSOZ have kindly made available the free version of tracks4australia at http://www.gpsoz.com.au/tracks4australia/ . It is worth noting that it does not include routing information (for models that support that kind of thing).
by Ebenezer
14 January 07 4:59 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: GPS choices
Replies: 13
Views: 1398

Zytheran wrote:There is a set of *free* maps available from certain geocachers for the Legend based on Geosciences Australia 1:250k map series.
Also see Tracks4Australia http://tech.groups.yahoo.com/group/tracks4australia/

I got a copy of the free version with my new eTrex Legend Cx.
by Ebenezer
14 January 07 4:48 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Netgear
Replies: 5
Views: 664

I have this netgear card and got the same problem. It installs a driver so that it can connect to the network before you get to the login screen, but unfortunately it means that it could change your preferences for what you see on your login screen. If you google a bit you can find the name of a reg...
by Ebenezer
27 December 06 2:24 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: cabling options for the eTrex GPS
Replies: 12
Views: 1180

For a grow-your-own cable, get a pfranc plug. I wanted to connect my eTrex to my HP ipaq, and ended up buying a pre-built cable from gpsoz which includes a cigarette lighter plug. If you plug it in it powers the GPS and the PDA. If you are considering the pre-built route check out http://www.pc-mobi...
by Ebenezer
30 October 06 6:25 am
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: PDA and Etrex (or Bluetooth)
Replies: 5
Views: 828

Ozi understands the Garmin PVT. I guess you just need to make sure that the settings you set in your eTrex ("Garmin" or "NMEA") match those for Ozi.

If you use NMEA I think you need to set the COM speed in Ozi to 4800. If you use PVT then you set it to 9600.