Tag Archives: Garmin

Using Spatialite to store and represent our GPX data

Background A quick bit of background. As people who read this blog know, we have recorded every journey we make, every day, with a GPS since 2003 (Dan) and 2007 (Sophia). As you can imagine, this practice has evolved technologically … Continue reading

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Garmin GPS Comparison Old and New Etrex

Peter kindly lent me his new Garmin eTrex 10 which he bought to go on his last trip to the States. (I think our practice inspired him to want to record his tracks too, which is nice). I’ve been testing … Continue reading

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Why I don’t use GPS logging on my smart phone

This post is an adaptation of an email I was sending to someone who wrote to me to ask about doing what I do. I directed him to this previous post (What GPS to use) and started off clarifying a … Continue reading

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Garmin Forerunner to GPX with heartrate as elevation (altitude)

It seems like I’ve been working on this for ages but I finally managed to get some kind of output from the Garmin Forerunner 301 that Miles Chalcraft kindly leant me. Grab GarminTools from here. Plug in the Forerunner and … Continue reading

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What GPS / GPX visualisation software to use in Linux

OK, so you’ve chosen a GPS, based on the last post and you’ve taken a walk with it and are itching to look at what you’ve done. There are so many sites now offering advice, mostly for Windoze of course … Continue reading

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