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Contributor and user of OpenStreetMap. Experience of using a variety of Garmin GPS devices, and associated software. Sometimes playing around with QGIS, trying to learn more.


Aug
18
awarded  Caucus
Jul
5
comment OSM digitizing road map by shapefile
Before doing any sort of import, you should check the OpenStreetMap Import Guidelines. wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Import/Guidelines
Apr
8
comment Automating the production of GPS-compatible map tiles from georeferenced raster maps
You could try QLandKarte GT. It supports exporting a raster map in Garmin Custom Map format. It should automatically split it into the tiles of the correct dimensions.
Apr
8
comment GPS suitability
You can buy an Etrex 10 for under $100. It has WAAS, with GPS plus GLONASS.
Apr
6
answered How to make a private OSM (Save personal information to) a map using OpenLayer or Tilemill or mapbox
Jan
30
awarded  Yearling
Nov
18
answered Alternatives to Google Maps on Android Phone
Oct
29
comment How do I add Garmin .img files to QGIS?
The Garmin maps from garmin.openstreetmap.nl don't contain any contour lines.
Sep
5
awarded  Enthusiast
Aug
19
awarded  Critic
Aug
19
awarded  Citizen Patrol
Aug
14
answered Bring trails onto a Garmin nuvi GPS
Aug
14
awarded  Organizer
Aug
14
revised Bring trails onto a Garmin nuvi GPS
add garmin tag
Aug
14
suggested suggested edit on Bring trails onto a Garmin nuvi GPS
Aug
11
answered View Waypoints in OSM
Aug
9
answered Android GPS: average location resolution time
Jun
23
answered Recommended driverless GPS loggers?
Apr
30
awarded  Analytical
Apr
27
answered map of europe in list of lat/long points