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[cdt-l] gps?

Since you will most likely have maps, I am not sure of the need for buying
one with TOPO capability.

Mine just creates tracks. And I use TOPO software (TOPO USA, $99) to plot

Desert Rat

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>[mailto:cdt-l-admin@mailman.backcountry.net]On Behalf Of James McCreight
>Sent: Sunday, March 09, 2003 5:44 PM
>To: cdt-l@mailman.backcountry.net
>Subject: [cdt-l] gps?
>Mike- I too am looking at buying a gps, but now that I see how they get
>all your money by forcing you to buy the topo software too... I am curious
>on what you have decided to do and why... or maybe just your thoughts so
>far if you havent come to a decision.
>I really know next to nothing about the things, spent about an hour on one
>today in the REI parking lot...
>On Sun, 23 Feb 2003 Mike14k@aol.com wrote:
>> --
>> [ Picked text/plain from multipart/alternative ]
>> I am considering buying a GPS unit to use on sections of the CDT
>trail and
>> already have seen a friends copy of MapSend Topo software.
>> Showing a bit of ignorance on the technology....  is there
>somewhere I can
>> download the waypoints for the CDT trail...???    I did not see the trail
>> shown in the software images so assume I have to enter the
>> Sorry if this seems a bit novice...   just trying to decide if I
>want to make
>> a change from the traditional compass/altimeter to a GPS.....
>> Thanks
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