[clug-talk] Is anyone out there?
john_e_jardine at spamcop.net
Tue Jun 9 15:52:13 PDT 2009
Did you ever do that order for HVW? I might be convinced into getting a
GPS module for my robot. I mean it's going to be able to see, so it may
as well be able to read a map :)
On Tue, 2009-06-09 at 16:27 -0600, Shawn wrote:
> Yep, but it kills the battery real fast and not all of the various
> "distros" for it include GPS tracking tools.
> But, I had totally forgotten about that, and it will probably suffice
> for my initial needs. Thanks.
> BTW, it's the Freerunner.
> Mark Carlson wrote:
> > On 6/9/09, Shawn <sgrover at open2space.com> wrote:
> >> k. I'll throw a topic out there for general discussion. Anyone know of a
> >> decent but cheap GPS tool that can capture data to an SD card? I'm looking
> >> to capture some tracks/paths in NMEA 0183 format (hope I got the number
> >> right).
> >> I would prefer a tool that works well with Linux of course. I was in Best
> >> Buy a couple weeks ago and it seems they only carry things that work with
> >> Windows (that they know of...).
> >> The GPS tool is only one part of a somewhat larger project I have in mind,
> >> but I need to start with the data collection...
> >> Thanks for the thoughts.
> >> RE: Linpus. Thanks for the offer Cam, but I think I'll stick with Kubuntu
> >> for now... :)
> >> Shawn
> > Do you need more than one? Your Freerunner (or is it the 1973?) has
> > GPS and a (micro) SD card slot, right?
> > -Mark C.
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