[Dshield] Cheap GPS

John Groseclose iain at caradoc.org
Wed Oct 24 19:50:58 GMT 2001


On Wed, Oct 24, 2001 at 02:04:01PM -0400, John Beierwaltes wrote:
> Hi Johannes..
> 
> I'm running the cheepest Garmin "eTrax" gps with MS Streets & Trips..
> got it from gpscity.com for $110 plus 12vdc power cord / com cord for
> $30.  It does feed time, elevation, location, speed .. and the list goes
> on.. into com port..  you only have to deciper the data ..  I've seen it
> at Walmart for $120, no cord..  Sam's Club has MS S&T 2002 for $32 - $20
> rebate from MS!  just FYI

Another FYI: there's a little shareware app called "Tardis" that'll synch your clock to the GPS via the serial port.

http://www.kaska.demon.co.uk/ is the homepage for that little app...




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