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    Etrex Legend Doa

    My wife and I just bought her dad an Etrex Legend for his birthday. He gets home, puts in the batteries (correctly), presses the power button and nothing happens. He tries a separate set of batts and still nada. Now, I don't think its operator malfunction because he is a very smart man who is fairly well versed in electronics. I am just wondering if he is missing something obvious that's required for the initial power up. Any Etrex experts out there? Chris
  2. The toer could definitely affect your signal if it is a noisy RF site. There could be harmonics from frquencies affecting GPS channels. The odd readings that I have experienced seem to be caused by GPS signals reflecting off of cliffsides and sttep hills. Chris
  3. quote:Originally posted by Fox Finder:I don't see the external GPS antenna on the roof. Whereizit? I used to have one of those jeeps. There is a nice spot right on top of the dash that I always wanted to mount a Garmin 120 on (The screen on the GPSII is too small). It never happened so I just ended up putting my two meter rig there. (BTW: If anyone is interested, Firestik makes an antenna mount just for this jeep model) Chris
  4. Qwertz (BTW: I get your handle, its from your german keyboard) Sounds like a good idea. You could even restrict the accuracy of the lat/lon so as not to be too precise. In my my case, I live very close to one of my caches. I would just be concerned with people knocking on my door at all hours looking for hints. Chris
  5. We had a lady from NYC who got "lost" in the nature preserve I live on in CT. She was quite in a panic even though the area she was in consisted of plowed fields bordered on two sides by town roads. She was scared that the "Coy Dogs" were going to leap out and devour her. My wife and I assured her that if she walked down the driveway back to her car she would be fine. Chris
  6. We had a lady from NYC who got "lost" in the nature preserve I live on in CT. She was quite in a panic even though the area she was in consisted of plowed fields bordered on two sides by town roads. She was scared that the "Coy Dogs" were going to leap out and devour her. My wife and I assured her that if she walked down the driveway back to her car she would be fine. Chris
  7. Thanks for the response. I go my full refund from Georgeco today. George thinks that the GPS II may have a different output configuration than later units. He is really a great guy and I can't recommend him enough. Chris
  8. This sounds like my GPS II when the battery saver mode is on. Hope this helps. Chris
  9. We tried that. I didn't have any hacks running and I actually deleted Avantgo and my email send/receive program. The manufacturer did tell me that someone with a GPS 12 had the same problem with their Handspring. Still a mystery. BTW: Where did you get your cable? Chris
  10. Has anyone found a way to connect these two units? I tried a cable from GeorgeCo but without any luck. They were extremely cooperative but we couldn't get either of the two cables they sent to work. I tested the circuits myself and they were correctly wired as far as I could tell. I tried NMEA monitor, CetusGPS, and even ptelnet without success. BTW: I use EasyGPS with the Garmin and I also connect my cell phone to the Neo all the time so I believe both units are functioning correctly. Chris
  11. By Bradford Angier. A little out of date but still in print. Full of common sense and good tips. Chris
  12. Works for me. I have the browser active and I also have a cable that connects to my Visor. Alas, caches around here are also out of cell range. Chris
  13. I justed checked the link. Perhaps Geocaching.com could become an approved agency. That could be a boost for the hobby. Chris
  14. This is fantastic! It could become a new sport. Maybe we could call it "APRS tag" Chris
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