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Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 09-27-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 341
Posted By ndoggac
GPS + Glonass will provide you with additional...

GPS + Glonass will provide you with additional satellites you can use for computing your position. With GPS you might have 8-12 in view, but add in Glonass and you might have up to 18-22 possible...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 09-25-2018, 10:58 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,613
Posted By ndoggac
Quick follow-up, LocusMaps now allows overlaying...

Quick follow-up, LocusMaps now allows overlaying one MBTILE file with varying opacity over another MBTILE base map. It also has a nice function where you can load in scanned paper maps, and set 4 or...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 09-25-2018, 10:52 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,953
Posted By ndoggac
This is a pretty great map that has a ton of old...

This is a pretty great map that has a ton of old topos.
https://ngmdb.usgs.gov/topoview/viewer/
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 09-25-2018, 10:50 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,948
Posted By ndoggac
Another very helpful link that shows many older...

Another very helpful link that shows many older topo maps.
https://ngmdb.usgs.gov/topoview/viewer/
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 06-24-2018, 08:59 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,576
Posted By ndoggac
I made a video showing how to load data into...

I made a video showing how to load data into LocusMaps. Thought it might help some people here.
...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-15-2018, 12:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,075
Posted By ndoggac
Another 85 miles added. Total of 585 miles so...

Another 85 miles added. Total of 585 miles so far. Approximately 15% of the reservoir left to go.
...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-14-2017, 11:29 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,075
Posted By ndoggac
75 miles of additional track data was added from...

75 miles of additional track data was added from this past summer's collection. I have updated the site to link the 2017 updated map. I plan on collecting much more depth data in the spring during...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-14-2017, 11:25 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 8,576
Posted By ndoggac
2nd the Android recommendation for LocusMap. ...

2nd the Android recommendation for LocusMap. I've used it in my lake mapping applications, and it is far and away the best app. OruxMaps is also good.

For Apple devices, try out Map Plus by...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-30-2017, 11:48 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,791
Posted By ndoggac
This will make your motor boat trip "less...

This will make your motor boat trip "less interesting", but much safer. At the current water height, don't count on getting a motor boat back into Trout Pond. There is trail access to the Red Horse...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-01-2017, 08:43 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,613
Posted By ndoggac
I agree regarding the efficiency of vector data...

I agree regarding the efficiency of vector data vs raster. That's why vector maps are so useful for mobile! Unfortunately for my uses, vector data is typically not very useful.

Most of the work...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 05-01-2017, 04:41 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 16,613
Posted By ndoggac
I also recommend the phone in airplane mode...

I also recommend the phone in airplane mode option. Modern apps are much more capable than the handheld options from Garmin and the like. There is the Garmin Android handheld option, which will run...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 12-05-2016, 02:53 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,075
Posted By ndoggac
I've spent enough time on the Stillwater project....

I've spent enough time on the Stillwater project. But you can create it yourself using some of the software tools I've linked on my site.

For pre-compiled imagery (mbtile or KMZ): MOBAC,...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 12-05-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,075
Posted By ndoggac
Not all the pics I've ever wanted! That's...

Not all the pics I've ever wanted!

That's why I have the following (and other stuff) available on my site...

1. All the ortho-rectified satellite imagery used in the project.
2. Aerial...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 12-05-2016, 09:39 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,075
Posted By ndoggac
Stillwater Reservoir Depth Map

A custom depth map of Stillwater Reservoir in the town of Webb, Herkimer County. The map can be viewed in Google Earth.

Data has been collected through 2015 and 2016. It shows the original river...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 06-21-2016, 01:29 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,104
Posted By ndoggac
Grand opening is July 2nd @ 11am. Check the...

Grand opening is July 2nd @ 11am. Check the Facebook page linked in the previous post for more information.
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 04-25-2016, 01:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 10,310
Posted By ndoggac
https://sites.google.com/site/stillwaterreservoirn...

https://sites.google.com/site/stillwaterreservoirnavigation/history

Also check the "Paper Maps" page for maps that show details of the Mary L. Fisher survey for the lawsuit.

From what I've been...
Forum: Adirondack History and Folklore 04-25-2016, 11:05 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 12,948
Posted By ndoggac
Realize this is an old thread, but thought people...

Realize this is an old thread, but thought people might find this old topo useful.

USGS 15 minute quadrangles produced from 1895 to 1910 covering the Adirondack Park

Web Map...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 04-21-2016, 02:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,104
Posted By ndoggac
Dates have been changed, they are now: May 7, 14,...

Dates have been changed, they are now: May 7, 14, 28

You can contact Jim through the email listed three posts above this one, or via their FB page. He's the man with the plan, and knows what is...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 03-11-2016, 04:33 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,104
Posted By ndoggac
A follow-up to this with new volunteer work days....

A follow-up to this with new volunteer work days. I know BRFvolpe is very busy, so wanted to cover the update for him here on the forum.

Saturday May 14 & Sunday June 12, 2016

Targeted...
Forum: Adirondack Firetowers 08-21-2015, 10:07 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 20,104
Posted By ndoggac
Great news about the DEC involvement! Thanks for...

Great news about the DEC involvement! Thanks for your efforts!
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