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About Me I was backpacking ultralight before Ray ever published!

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Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: GPS mod
"But as I understand it, because they are random means that they will NOT average out perfectly each time, and it's entirely possible or indeed probable that the gps will read incorrectly ...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 16, 12:05pm

Re: Re: GPS mod
If you want some real GPS excitement, you need to experience a GPS blunder. Due to the way that GPS works, sometimes there are two possible PVT solutions (position, velocity, time). However, one...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 16, 11:55am

Re: Re: GPS mod
It might not be a software bug. It might be an undocumented feature. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 10:22pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: GPS mod
Billy, in general, I don't believe any official trail lengths when I am deep in the mountains. It's going to be whatever it is with or without Mister Garmin. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 8:50pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: GPS mod
"Still, the most important thing about a GPS is the ability to get my location and that's what I bought it for and it works great for that." I could not agree more. We had a bac...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 8:33pm

Re: Re: Re: Re: Re: GPS mod
" I'm assuming user error for now, but most of what i'm hearing is pointing dangerously close to "wasted $150 on the new model when the 2 gens old one works just as well if not be...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 7:24pm

Re: Re: Re: GPS mod
"I just dont think you guys are understanding the reasoning for my questions and curiosity." Like Roger stated, often it is a physics problem. --B.G.--

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 6:43pm

Re: Re: Re: GPS mod
"10-20 feet of accuracy is plenty for me, and i understand that means for every reading the gps takes it could be adding 20 feet of inaccuracy every 10 seconds or so for hours of hiking."...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 6:40pm

Re: GPS mod
Steve, I'm not sure if you are trying to understand all of this. A quad-helix was quite common as an external GPS antenna about twenty years ago and up to about five years ago. I've used...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 5:53pm

Re: Re: GPS accuracy
James explained it. I used to help my customers with a system that they had just paid $50K for, but the GPS portion was worth no more than $10K or $20K. We figured out how to get almost-perfe...

In GEAR » Garmin GPSmaps 64s and 60csx
December 15, 5:47pm

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