[GeoStL] Re: PDA Geocaching.

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LOL Bruce ....the question is Did you enjoy yourself
and how many cops did you meet :-) 

Dan 

--- Bruce S <bruces1321@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
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> 
> A few :-)
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> >From: "Bridget Griffin" <bridget@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Reply-To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >To: <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Subject: [GeoStL] Re: PDA Geocaching.
> >Date: Mon, 31 Mar 2003 14:44:29 -0600
> >
> >-
> >So, Bruce, how many did you actually do?
> >
> >
> >----- Original Message -----
> >From: "Bruce S" <bruces1321@xxxxxxxxxxx>
> >To: <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >Sent: Monday, March 31, 2003 1:08 PM
> >Subject: [GeoStL] Re: PDA Geocaching.
> >
> >
> > > -
> > > I have just returned from my 2 week caching trip
> and I did not carry any
> > > printed cache descriptions.  I had about 750
> cache descriptions stored 
> >on
> >my
> > > pda (I wasn't sure what way I might go in a few
> areas).  I don't use
> > > mobipocket because it is quite slow and clumsy
> compared to other options
> > > available.  I get my pocket queries as gpx files
> and use watcher to 
> >select
> > > and merge the descriptions into one gpx file.
> (watcher is a program by
> > > Clayjar and is available at
> http://clayjar.com/gc/temp/ )   I then use
> > > gpx2html (by fizzymagic) utility to convert the
> gpx file in to multiple
> >html
> > > files. This program makes nice pda readable
> pages including the closest 
> >5
> > > caches to the one you are looking at.  I then
> use plucker to load and 
> >view
> > > the files on my pda.  Plucker is very fast, has
> a nice user interface 
> >and
> > > good search/sorting features. Information about
> gpx2html and plucker is
> > > available at
> http://home.attbi.com/~fizzymagic/gpx2html.html.  I
> know 
> >that
> > > this all may seem very time consuming but I was
> able to do all 750 cache
> > > descriptions for my trip in under 2 hours and
> most of that time was just
> > > eliminating cache I was not interested in. 
> Selecting and printing 750
> >cache
> > > sheets would have been a very difficult and time
> consumming task let 
> >alone
> > > keeping track of all that paper.
> > >
> > > Bruce
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > >From: "glenn l nash" <glennnash@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > >Reply-To: geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > >To: "SLAGA" <geocaching@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > >Subject: [GeoStL] PDA Geocaching. Date: Wed, 26
> Mar 2003 16:25:10 -0800
> > > >
> > > >-
> > > >I for example i have an Ipaq. what can i
> download grom GC.com, and how 
> >do
> >I
> > > >do it?
> > > >
> > > >Would I D/L wpts into easy GPS then to the PDA
> like I do with the 
> >Garmin
> >or
> > > >is it a whole different ballgame?
> > > >
> > > >I have heard that you can get cache pages into
> the PDA. Is it more of a
> > > >hasel than it is worth and how do I do that?
> > > >
> > > >Glenn
> > > >
> > > >
> > > >
> > >
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