Tag: GPS

Most popular posts 2015

The most popular posts on my blog for the year 2015 are, with one exception, posts that I wrote in previous years. I don’t know what that says about my blogging this year – perhaps I am getting worse or

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YourLo.ca/tion successes

YourLo.ca/tion successes; an appeal for feedback on how YourLo.ca/tion is working, and general feedback

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Social Media Action Plan for SAR

Presenting the Social Media Action Plan for Search and Rescue with guidance on how to use SM to assist SAR to locate missing persons.

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Locating lost people using Social Media

Assisting SAR teams to locate missing people using Social Media

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How far did I go?

How far did I go? How GPS measurement distorts perception of distance in the backcountry

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TrueNorth public beta

TrueNorth is in public beta – using a GIS is like writing a resume with Photoshop, come get your mapping word processor.

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Measuring GPS Precision

Following up on a series of posts on how to measure the error in a GPS, I’ve written a simple too that will let you calculate the precision of any GPS unit.

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Smart Phone and GPS

Clarifications and reiterating smart phone GPS capabilities, PLBs, and how to automate the process of determining someone’s location.

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Knee Knacker course map leaves out grid lines

The new map created by the District of North Van for the Knee Knacker race has some serious flaws that limit its usefulness for navigation.

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YourLo.ca/tion used in recent rescue

The prototype YourLo.ca/tion service was used in a recent rescue; updates on the service and an appeal for donations to keep it running.

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