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APRS: Marrying Motorcycling and Ham Radio

Automatic Packet Reporting System (APRS) is a ham radio mode. It does many things. Here we look at the tracker mode. When I go motorcycling I carry a GPS receiver, a DeLorme PN-40SE. This web site is full of GPS … Continue reading

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DeLorme maps: some grumbles

I just updated from DeLorme Topo USA 8 to DeLorme Topo North America. (The name change implies Canada.) The same map appears on my GPS unit as appears on Topo North America. I don’t know where DeLorme gets their road … Continue reading

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DeLorme Topo North America’s enlightened web policy

Fellow folks who use GPS: I collect all the tracks using my DeLorme PN-40SE. Although it’s not perfect, it’s pretty doggoned good. I’ll do a product review someday after I figure out a few more features. In the meantime, it … Continue reading

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Still many backcountry trips to write up

I’d planned to use winter evenings to put up more motorcycling rides. There’s no dearth of material! True, I’ve spent a lot of time on my latest novel, but I’m not getting to the rides. The biggest challenge in adding … Continue reading

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