[T2] travailing out to CA again & GPS systems

Neal Jarvis njarvis at leaders.org
Wed Jun 19 05:55:13 MST 2013


I like the Garmin GPS
I have one as well as built in GPS in several of my other vehicles.

I have never had one not work. Though in federal park areas they might
tell you that turn by turn is not available even though it always has
been for me.

My wife is horrible as a navigator so I wouldn't leave home without my
Garmin in an old VW.

Neal

Sent from my iPhone.
Please forgive the typos.

On Jun 18, 2013, at 10:39 PM, "accessys at smart.net" <accessys at smart.net> wrote:

> On Tue, 18 Jun 2013, Kevin Guarnotta wrote:
>
>> you get to the remote locations where you actually really need help. Plus
>> the screens are a bit small. If I were to get one of those GPS units like a
>> Garmin or TomTom - do they have much better reception? Ie they work
>> everywhere. And if I get one-what do you guys recommend?
>
> they basically have the same problems as a cell phone although they get thier signal from a sat in orbit.
>
>> Suggestions.?
>
> you can get a map made by Google maps or any of the other mapping software, put it on a laptop or ipad etc and enlarge or shrink as needed and also get it to plot your route so instructions are on board the device.  team that with a GPS (I like Garmin, but screens are small on


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