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All Forum Posts by Jonathan Shefftz

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Firmware Upgrade -- nothing new as far as I can tell...
I upgraded to the latest firmware today. I don't notice any differences. (And I can still see the beginning snippet of each Preset Message.)

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
September 09, 4:52pm

Spot > SE Upgraders
">> So far, nobody that I know has traded in their SPOT for an Inreach << That's exactly what I did." -- Me too! I expect my annual cost to be only slightly highe...

In GEAR » best two way sat communicator?
August 23, 8:10pm

Deletion, Three Types of Messages, Quick Text
Rex, super helpful on the deletion procedure, many thanks! (I suspect that my prior attempts didn’t succeed because I didn’t click on the *body* of the message.) Regarding the three types o...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
August 17, 7:11am

GPS coordinates from map contained in text url
Jim, thanks, I didn't realize that -- although I essentially can't use tracking with my Safety Plan (prohibitively expensive), clicking on the single red circle in a regular message similar...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
August 16, 10:14am

A few follow-up points to previously raised issues...
Just a few follow-up points to issues that have been raised throughout this long (and very helpful) thread: 1. Once you hit the button to send a message, [EDIT!] here is how to delete it if it h...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
August 16, 9:54am

Careful on your first prorated month!
Just discovered that the first month fee is prorated from the date of activation through the 6th of the month. (Thereafter, the billing cycle is the 7th of the month through the 6th of the followi...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
August 13, 12:50pm

[sold] $90 Spot 2 w/ service into March 2014
[sold] For sale, SPOT 2 satellite messenger, with nearly new Lithium batteries, and service into March 2014. (I'll have to hand my account over to you, with everything changed over to whateve...

In Gear Swap » FS: $90 Spot 2 w/ service into March 2014
July 27, 8:06pm

Okay, making progress here...
Okay, now I get it ... so near the top left displays the date/time of whatever my most recent transmission was, regardless of type. On the map, the little text-box icon will display any specific...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
July 25, 9:24pm

Hmm, maybe the screen was on constantly?
Okay, so much for the theory of the blocked GPS signal. Back-up theory: given the way I had the SE jammed in my laptop case, I suspect one or more buttons were constantly or at least frequently b...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
July 25, 7:13pm

Careful with that Power On button!
If you jam your SE inside your laptop case during a two-day Midwestern business meeting (in advance of a PNW ski mountaineering trip), be careful that the "check" button isn't pressin...

In GEAR » DeLorme inReach SE announced, ships mid to late April
July 25, 7:00pm

All Reader Reviews by Jonathan Shefftz

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Patagonia Spraymaster
I bought this in part motivated by a glowing review in Backpacker magazine, plus this review from Outside: http://outside.away.com/outside/gear/gear.tcl?gear=Patagonia-Spraymaster&gear_id=2461&am...

In Clothing - Raingear
May 31, 6:49pm

Wild Things Epic Wind Shirt
Note: this is for the non-hooded partial-zip pullover model. The downsides: - Heavy by BPL standards, although then again, we’re talking just a few ounces of excess over my Helly Hanson Mars or Mo...

In Clothing - Wind & Soft Shell
May 31, 6:31pm

Camp XLH95 Harness
After using this harness for two days of training on snow (but not a real glacier) and a few indoor practice sessions, I finally used it for real the last two days on Mt Baker. (We hiked up to the ba...

In Climbing Gear & Accessories
July 05, 1:15pm