[OB] geocaching - technology makes a new hobby

Mr. FoRK fork_list@hotmail.com
Tue, 8 Jan 2002 23:27:05 -0800


>
> Bzzzt.  Old bits.
> "geocaching - a new sport"
> <http://www.xent.com/april00/1226.html>
>
> For penance, dig up a HOWTO for
> the use of multiple GPS units.

Not sure what 'use of multiple GPS units' means - different device types or
different numerical measurement systems...

Here are some random URLs that relate to GPS accuracy:
(all copped from http://joe.mehaffey.com/#How%20Does%20GPS%20Work)


GPS ACCURACY MONITOR (Garmin 12XL)
http://users.erols.com/dmilbert/accur.htm

Poor Man's DGPS - Why you need not bother
http://joe.mehaffey.com/poordgps.htm

The effect of GPS satellite geometry on DOP  (with nifty applet)
http://www.ualberta.ca/~norris/gps/DOPdemo.html

// warning: Here There Be MS-Word\
Post-Modernization GPS Performance Capabilities
http://www.gpsinformation.net/post_mod_gps.doc

MS-Windows-based program which allows the user to convert coordinates
between Geographic, State Plane and Universal Transverse Mercator (UTM)
http://crunch.tec.army.mil/software/corpscon/corpscon.html

Geodetic Survey Markers - WorldWide Listing of sources of Location Data for
Markers
http://joe.mehaffey.com/gsmmarkr.htm

Garmin's Data Field Definitions for the GPS 12 MAP and GPS III PLUS
Receivers
http://www.gpsinformation.net/gpsfields.htm