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Question GPS Waypoint software for PDAs

Hi,

I'm looking for some software that will allow me to record a pre-defined route using waypoints created from LAT/LONG co-ordinates with associated text notes (left next to bank etc). The routes will be off-road, so I won't need a database of road networks or a visual display of roads. All I'll need is confirmation of arrival at waypoint, along with the display of the text note.

Does anybody know if this is available on the market (preferably free or shareware).

Many thanks,

Mark.

Ps. 50 days to go...
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Map read

Oi,

Learn to map read like the rest of us <wink> trying to be fancy and using all this flash technology. I am still looking for a roll chart map holder thingy for sale in this country and not on the other side of the pond.

p.s. 31 days to go !!!
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Touratech has it.

Check the Touratech website under navigation, they have some good software dor PDA using both the Palm and Windows OS. A bit pricey but a friend of mine in Beijing is a bit of a GPS egghead and he says that its terrific.

Hope it works out for you.
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Oi,

Learn to map read like the rest of us <wink> trying to be fancy and using all this flash technology. I am still looking for a roll chart map holder thingy for sale in this country and not on the other side of the pond.

p.s. 31 days to go !!!
With you on the trail in front of me, I hopefully won't need to! =
See you soon.
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Check the Touratech website under navigation, they have some good software dor PDA using both the Palm and Windows OS. A bit pricey but a friend of mine in Beijing is a bit of a GPS egghead and he says that its terrific.

Hope it works out for you.
Thanks for the reconmendation CJ. The Touratech app. is one of the possibles on the my list.

All the best.
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Oi,

Learn to map read like the rest of us <wink> trying to be fancy and using all this flash technology. I am still looking for a roll chart map holder thingy for sale in this country and not on the other side of the pond.

p.s. 31 days to go !!!

I've also been searching about for a well priced, easily obtainable roll chart map holder thingy....not a sausage.
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Hi,

I'm looking for some software that will allow me to record a pre-defined route using waypoints created from LAT/LONG co-ordinates with associated text notes (left next to bank etc). The routes will be off-road, so I won't need a database of road networks or a visual display of roads. All I'll need is confirmation of arrival at waypoint, along with the display of the text note.

Does anybody know if this is available on the market (preferably free or shareware).

Many thanks,

Mark.

Ps. 50 days to go...
MarkyB

Take a look at OziExplorerCE , the PDA version of the OziExplorer software. Not free- or shareware but not expensive.
http://www.oziexplorer.com/


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I've also been searching about for a well priced, easily obtainable roll chart map holder thingy....not a sausage.
You can always build your own (Don't tknow if you can read dutch or german but the picture's speak for themselfs).
http://www.xs4all.nl/~oene/motorrijd...er_plastic.htm
http://www.adventure-enduro.de/technik/roadbookhalter/


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pda software

where do you live? i have numerous versions, one of which you can scan in a map and use the way points on the map to aid your direction finding.
let me know-ps free..... (maybe postage)
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