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by solomonfamily
27 November 09 7:09 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Moveable Cache Race
Replies: 346
Views: 20352

Re: Moveable Cache Race

Cache - "in the ground" ........
by solomonfamily
12 November 09 8:32 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: garmin vs tom tom
Replies: 11
Views: 2024

Re: garmin vs tom tom

I use my Oregon 300 for street navigation too. If only it could say "turn left at high street" instead of just beeping it would be perfect. I use the Oregon 300 for street navigation too and dont have a "Road GPS". Dad (aka King Solomon Snr) uses the Garmin Nuvi 310 exclusively for both caching and...
by solomonfamily
06 November 09 11:15 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: New Vic GPS laws
Replies: 27
Views: 3101

Re: New Vic GPS laws

any examples of a "intelligent highway vehicle system function" ?
by solomonfamily
03 November 09 8:56 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Moveable Cache Race
Replies: 346
Views: 20352

Re: Moveable Cache Race

Do we prefix the the cache with something like "Moving Cache Race - MyCache Name" so we all know which cache is which?
by solomonfamily
28 October 09 7:03 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: New Vic GPS laws
Replies: 27
Views: 3101

Re: New Vic GPS laws

backPAQer wrote:Oh well...back to the old-fashioned way then ;)

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The map is upside down......

Does the new law say we can't press a button in the gps while driving ?
by solomonfamily
24 October 09 6:38 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: OT: Breathalyser with GPS
Replies: 11
Views: 1185

Re: OT: Breathalyser with GPS

Damo. wrote:
solomonfamily wrote:Are there GPS jammers - a new one on me - I must lead a sheltered life....
You would lead a sheltered life if caught with one.
The penalty for possession or supply is a fine of up to $165000 or imprisonment.
I guess it would have to transmit at the same frequency that GPSr receive at...
by solomonfamily
24 October 09 8:13 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: OT: Breathalyser with GPS
Replies: 11
Views: 1185

Re: OT: Breathalyser with GPS

Are there GPS jammers - a new one on me - I must lead a sheltered life..... Maybe extra foilage? Battery zapper....

Come to think of it - there are a number of applications.......
by solomonfamily
22 September 09 1:17 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Cache sounds
Replies: 27
Views: 2244

Re: Cache sounds

Inconclusive - we asked the same question and researched the answer with our cache
GC11G85 "Geo Research Station"

there is always the sound of "ahhhhh there it is....."
by solomonfamily
12 September 09 11:55 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: outlook express at macca's
Replies: 8
Views: 1639

Re: outlook express at macca's

The other way around this is that work has a VPN, I should be able to sit at the big M start my VPN client and then use Outlook or anything else securely.
by solomonfamily
27 August 09 9:11 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: New Vic GPS laws
Replies: 27
Views: 3101

Re: New Vic GPS laws

I was just reading the article in the age about it

http://www.theage.com.au/national/mobil ... -f10z.html

in 200 meters turn left... arriving at destination, "Central Police Station". Please turn off and hand me over.....
by solomonfamily
26 August 09 12:20 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: A few questions from a Noob or Muggle changling
Replies: 8
Views: 1127

Re: A few questions from a Noob or Muggle changling

Hi undersea4x2 Welcome, I have recently done the cache "Tickford's B'day Cache" http://geocaching.com.au/cache/gcqpqe and it is not wheelchair acceable - feel free to PM / email me and I can give you more details. Try "Red Earth 2 - Sport" http://geocaching.com.au/cache/GC1BMM1 would be a lot easier...
by solomonfamily
19 August 09 9:19 pm
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: Race to FTF,
Replies: 22
Views: 2220

Re: Race to FTF,

We do keep our eye out for FTF opportunities close to home

So far our FTF meetings:
"The Ashes" we met 2 other cachers (Pickupfamily and LuckDogsCrew) minuites after signing the log.
"Duck 'N Dive" a couple of minuites in front of Pickupfamily
by solomonfamily
18 August 09 12:52 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: Oregon 400t connection problems
Replies: 4
Views: 966

Re: Oregon 400t connection problems

ian-and-penny wrote:It's gone into mass storage mode (as it should). Have a look for it in My Computer.


If you need GPS output, try running it in "Spanner" mode. (A setting in the GPS) It will then give you a choice when you connect to your PC
Wow I love learning something - it does the same on the 300 ! thanks
by solomonfamily
16 August 09 9:38 pm
Forum: Software / Hardware Solutions
Topic: iPhone Geocaching App V2.3
Replies: 8
Views: 1616

Re: iPhone Geocaching App V2.3

Loaded - it even started first time I have not tried it in the field yet
by solomonfamily
11 August 09 10:16 am
Forum: General Chit-Chat
Topic: 2009 Cyber Flash Mob Topic “Positive Caching Experience”
Replies: 143
Views: 8321

Re: 2009 Cyber Flash Mob Topic “Positive Caching Experience”

I knew it was going to be hard - and it does not look like our post got through :cry: - The ironic thing is that iI was running the communications for a multi senario night for my SES unit at the time and I knew that I would have 3G issues so I asked my queen to do the post and she did but didn't hi...