[clug-talk] Is anyone out there?

John Jardine 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.
> 
> Shawn
> 
> 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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