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Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 04:49 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,255
Posted By DRTBYK
I believe that if you read the warranty for those...

I believe that if you read the warranty for those "waterproof" phones you'll find that water damage is not covered. :hmmmmm
Forum: Vendors Yesterday, 04:14 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 13,264
Posted By DRTBYK
I've been using my iPhone 6+ with the "Full Site"...

I've been using my iPhone 6+ with the "Full Site" in Safari and I prefer it to the Mobile webpage. The rendering of the tabs (drawers) and buttons is very good and on a screen of this size, quite...
Forum: GS Boxers Yesterday, 02:34 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 269,045
Posted By DRTBYK
No. You can only "Share" data to the SD Card -...

No. You can only "Share" data to the SD Card - but it only creates one share file and if you want to share something else, the prior "share file" will be over written: not of much value to most folks...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me Yesterday, 02:00 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 60,167
Posted By DRTBYK
You might take a look at CompeGPS Land...

You might take a look at CompeGPS Land (http://en.compegps.com/products/software/land/). It is a very comprehensive application.
Forum: Layin' down tracks Yesterday, 08:42 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By DRTBYK
NOTE: In the following text the CAPITALIZED words...

NOTE: In the following text the CAPITALIZED words are just for emphasis - I'm not yelling. :deal

OK, as 250senuf noted, when you OPEN a FILE with BaseCamp, you are asking BaseCamp to Import the...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-25-2014, 03:23 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By DRTBYK
Hesaid, Walk me through the process you are...

Hesaid,

Walk me through the process you are using step by step please, starting with what Garmin GPS are you using and proceed from there.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-25-2014, 12:04 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 604
Posted By DRTBYK
I've relegated BaseCamp to just a GPS data...

I've relegated BaseCamp to just a GPS data database as I do all of my Trip Planning in FURKOT.com. BaseCamp does data management reasonably well given that you can visualize your GPS data in context...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-24-2014, 12:01 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 269,045
Posted By DRTBYK
Your NAV5 does have the standard Garmin Trip...

Your NAV5 does have the standard Garmin Trip Computer. You'll find it if you view the Map and then select the Options menu (lower right corner) and scroll to the Trip Computer app.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-24-2014, 11:46 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,667
Posted By DRTBYK
Jerry, I get your point but you might want...

Jerry,

I get your point but you might want to be realistic in you setting of expectations. You know Garmin doesn't creat the map data: HERE does. The MVUM data to creat Garmin Maps is available...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-23-2014, 10:15 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,667
Posted By DRTBYK
Every Forest Travel Mgr. has access to the tools...

Every Forest Travel Mgr. has access to the tools to creat Garmin Overly Maps of their MVUM data. Most choose the quick and of lesser use PDF output - some do produce Garmin overlay maps.

Garmin?...
Forum: GS Boxers 11-22-2014, 07:51 PM
Replies: 2,310
Views: 269,045
Posted By DRTBYK
Open the Trip Computer app and select the Options...

Open the Trip Computer app and select the Options menu. You can reset it there.
Forum: Trip Planning 11-21-2014, 10:12 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 35,864
Posted By DRTBYK
They just added a couple of new features in the...

They just added a couple of new features in the past few days. You can now split-edit an uploaded Track. For example if you want to only keep part of a Track in your route, you can place a new Stop...
Forum: Vendors 11-21-2014, 09:58 PM
Replies: 207
Views: 13,264
Posted By DRTBYK
Michael, Melitele hopefully will chime in if...

Michael,

Melitele hopefully will chime in if I screw this up.

Once you set a Start and a [End] Stop make sure the route is Unlocked and you can drag/drop the route path between any two Stop...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-20-2014, 01:22 PM
Replies: 265
Views: 36,168
Posted By DRTBYK
Yes, the imbedded map size I set based upon where...

Yes, the imbedded map size I set based upon where I place it in the page and whether we're generally traveling E-W, N-S.

You have Three Pre-set Messages that don't count in your Messages/mo. and...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-20-2014, 12:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,846
Posted By DRTBYK
It just dawned on me that I used your Grand...

It just dawned on me that I used your Grand Canyon '14 ride from GPSXchange to grab a couple of tracks I wanted for a ride next time I'm heading down to the North Rim. Here's a screenshot of your...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-20-2014, 12:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 509
Posted By DRTBYK
Not quite, but there is an OSMAnd for iOS in the...

Not quite, but there is an OSMAnd for iOS in the works...:evil

For Tracks and planned routes (tracks) I currently use GalileoPro. Use Furkot.com to plan your ride and then export the GPX file and...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-20-2014, 11:57 AM
Replies: 265
Views: 36,168
Posted By DRTBYK
The inReach Map Share page isn't any more...

The inReach Map Share page isn't any more difficult than the SPOT and it can be imbedded into another webpage very easily if you have your own Blog - as is illustrated on our GlobeRiders Live!Journal...
Forum: Trip Planning 11-20-2014, 10:02 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 35,864
Posted By DRTBYK
I've spent a lot of years looking for something...

I've spent a lot of years looking for something this good. No more Garmin BaseCamp for me since I came across FURKOT.com (furkot.com). If you only scan the surface of this online planner you're going...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-19-2014, 10:16 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By DRTBYK
On Android, there are several and I preferred...

On Android, there are several and I preferred OSMAnd+. But, I no longer use Android OS devices. I'm currently using Galileo Pro on my iPhone 6 Plus. OSMAnd for iOS is in development and I'll give it...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-19-2014, 08:59 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,846
Posted By DRTBYK
Is that "gnarly primitive dirt road on the map?...

Is that "gnarly primitive dirt road on the map? If it is, then you can map out your ride with ease. If it is not on the map you have the option of importing existing Tracks that follow those...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-19-2014, 08:34 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By DRTBYK
Open the TRIP drawer... ...

Open the TRIP drawer...

https://lh6.googleusercontent.com/-5rso-1_Ch7s/VGy2g0vWgaI/AAAAAAAAGeg/D6gv5f8i0GM/w930-h341-no/Screen%2BShot%2B2014-11-19%2Bat%2B7.22.17%2BAM.png

Then choose from the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-18-2014, 08:35 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By DRTBYK
FURKOT will import KML, CSV and GPX.

FURKOT will import KML, CSV and GPX.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-18-2014, 05:44 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,846
Posted By DRTBYK
If you folks haven't looked at FURKOT.com in the...

If you folks haven't looked at FURKOT.com in the past couple of weeks you haven't seen at least six feature enhancements that make the rest of the Trip Planning apps (online or offline) seem archaic....
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-18-2014, 04:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 471
Posted By DRTBYK
As for Smartphone's/Tablets/Phablets and...

As for Smartphone's/Tablets/Phablets and Navigation Apps, just like with dedicated GPS devices, there is not one solution that meets everyone's requirements.

The key there is "requirements". What...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-17-2014, 01:08 PM
Replies: 617
Views: 80,953
Posted By DRTBYK
Sounds like the Backlight is burnt out. I didn't...

Sounds like the Backlight is burnt out. I didn't think Garmin was still refurbishing the GPSMAP 478(?).
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-17-2014, 01:00 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 293
Posted By DRTBYK
And, if you would like something newer than the...

And, if you would like something newer than the 5yr old zumo 66x devices, you could look at the zumo 390LM and 590LM.
Forum: Vendors 11-17-2014, 10:20 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 13,264
Posted By DRTBYK
Outstanding! And, the Temp is fixed already! ...

Outstanding! And, the Temp is fixed already!

You folks are going to spoil it for ALL other online Apps with how fast you respond.
Forum: Vendors 11-17-2014, 09:05 AM
Replies: 207
Views: 13,264
Posted By DRTBYK
Selecting "Show current weather on map" always...

Selecting "Show current weather on map" always posts the Temp as Centigrade. It would be nice to have the on-map Temp use the TRIP Temp setting if set to Fahrenheit.

In addition, it would be...
Forum: Vendors 11-16-2014, 09:13 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,446
Posted By DRTBYK
iPhone 6 Plus? Given the amount of room you...

iPhone 6 Plus?

Given the amount of room you have at the bottom of the case, it would have been a nice touch to have had a waterproof Lightning connector instead of a "passthrough".

Just a bit...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-15-2014, 04:48 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,284
Posted By DRTBYK
Even though it's name is RidingSocial you don't...

Even though it's name is RidingSocial you don't have to use the Facebook connectivity. In fairness, Butler has put a lot of effort into this site and the mobile Apps. For me it's the high...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-14-2014, 05:26 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,284
Posted By DRTBYK
Downloading a Route costs. The application is...

Downloading a Route costs. The application is interesting, and some nice Edit features, but I can do all of this for free now. $50/yr is very expensive and $90/yr is, well, not for me.

Tried to...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-14-2014, 11:40 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,836
Posted By DRTBYK
"Worth" is a rather personal and subjective...

"Worth" is a rather personal and subjective thing. But, if you want a single device that can show you your location relative to a predefined route and waypoints, then the inReach Explorer is the...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-14-2014, 11:00 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 60,167
Posted By DRTBYK
I think Route Planning on a smartphone/phablet...

I think Route Planning on a smartphone/phablet depends upon the size of display and the App and it's map characteristics: how well you can see the roads you are interested in.

Example: Galileo on...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-10-2014, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,368
Posted By DRTBYK
dnrobertson provided the answer but it does...

dnrobertson provided the answer but it does require you to edit/create a new Theme for the NAV5. There are a number of Theme's available over on on the zumoforums.com...
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-09-2014, 07:00 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,828
Posted By DRTBYK
Yeah, the Furkot team is very good. I wish they...

Yeah, the Furkot team is very good. I wish they would do a standalone Tablet/Phablet (Android/iOS) App so we could do trip planning offline using OSM maps but I don't think they want to go there.
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-09-2014, 06:49 PM
Replies: 1,531
Views: 156,299
Posted By DRTBYK
The Monterra does not support the Garmin TPM...

The Monterra does not support the Garmin TPM Sensors.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-07-2014, 05:28 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 5,828
Posted By DRTBYK
Free online route building programs

Furkot just added some additional waypoint symbols and show you names as you mouse-over them in PLAN. Furkot also now uses many of the Garmin waypoint symbol names in the GPX Export file.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-07-2014, 05:25 PM
Replies: 742
Views: 60,167
Posted By DRTBYK
I was being rather ambiguous and MyWay is of...

I was being rather ambiguous and MyWay is of course correct. Much of the road type tags are there. Unfortunately the Moto community is not well represented at OSM-US.
Forum: GPS 101 - Which GPS For Me 11-07-2014, 11:39 AM
Replies: 742
Views: 60,167
Posted By DRTBYK
My experience so far with mobac compiled map...

My experience so far with mobac compiled map images is that they redraw slowly in most of the Apps that use them. Vector maps are much faster but, so far, only OSMAnd uses the complete OSM data for...
Forum: Layin' down tracks 11-07-2014, 10:07 AM
Replies: 859
Views: 107,270
Posted By DRTBYK
I've already found my Trip (route) Planning...

I've already found my Trip (route) Planning (furkot.com) replacement for BaseCamp and I'm working on a replacement for my Garmin GPS receivers - almost there.
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