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Old 01-09-2013, 04:07 AM   #4674
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Originally Posted by ktmmitch View Post

Back to the live tracking,when I was talking to technical people at Heroes Legend scrutineering,the problem with live sattelite tracking is that the competitors could phone back to base(or even view it through their own 3g phone)to get their position off-course,and then direct themselves back on course.
IMHO the whole point of a rally is the fact that it is the riders/drivers responsibility to stay on course,and when they are off course,to work out how to get back on using the navigational aids on the bike/car.Not to phone up and get directed in like some Sega video game.
which is why something simple that just showed live distance from/to waypoints would be good - not much help for the riders but you would be able to see who was stopped, who was riding with who etc
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