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Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 06-11-2019, 07:55 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 6,696
Posted By ndoggac
Another 107 miles added. Total of 692 miles so...

Another 107 miles added. Total of 692 miles so far. Less than 5% of the reservoir left to go.
...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 04-08-2019, 11:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 718
Posted By ndoggac
Great advice and tech support! Thanks. Let's...

Great advice and tech support! Thanks. Let's see if your receiver is still tickin' in another 19.7 years!!?? ;-)

Trail Boss, sent you a private message...not sure if you check your inbox?
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 03-22-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,902
Posted By ndoggac
Another great article from Sean Barbeau, a...

Another great article from Sean Barbeau, a University of Florida professor, and author of the GpsTest app. The subject is availability of dual-frequency GNSS on Android devices.

Link to Article...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-07-2018, 04:14 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,902
Posted By ndoggac
Correction, although the SBAS satellites are not...

Correction, although the SBAS satellites are not in LocusMaps' sky-plot, they are shown in the signal strength chart directly below the sky plot. Their PRNs are shown as 131, 135, and 138. Their...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-06-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,902
Posted By ndoggac
Also, while I can see SBAS satellites in the...

Also, while I can see SBAS satellites in the GpsTest app, they do not appear in the LocusMaps app sky-plot.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-06-2018, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,902
Posted By ndoggac
I just upgraded from a Nexus 5x (GPS & Glonass...

I just upgraded from a Nexus 5x (GPS & Glonass only) to a Moto X4. The new phone uses the snapdragon 630 chipset (https://www.qualcomm.com/products/snapdragon-630-mobile-platform) which supports...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-06-2018, 12:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,902
Posted By ndoggac
Quick follow-up. The GPS satellites (1-32) match...

Quick follow-up. The GPS satellites (1-32) match on both plots you linked. WAAS only provides corrections for GPS satellites.
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 11-06-2018, 12:17 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,902
Posted By ndoggac
Sorry for the delayed response, just seeing this...

Sorry for the delayed response, just seeing this now.

WAAS corrections can be categorized as "user-position-dependent", or "user-position-independent". Corrections for error in the GPS satellite...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 09-27-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,902
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: 41
Views: 22,280
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: 4,997
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: 16,520
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: 12,590
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: 7
Views: 6,696
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: 7
Views: 6,696
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: 12,590
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: 2,538
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: 41
Views: 22,280
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: 41
Views: 22,280
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: 7
Views: 6,696
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,...
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