[Loadstone] problem

David Tanner david-tanner at peoplepc.com
Fri Aug 4 04:34:28 BST 2006


You have to remember that this is pretty typical.  Remember that there are thousands of entries and the chances are that you would have to go a long ways into the file to find streets that you would recognize.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Easy Talk" <easytalk at earthlink.net>
To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program" <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Thursday, August 03, 2006 5:34 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] problem


: Hi Monty,
: I followed your instructions and the site says lat is -84.1496 long is 
: 30.5429
: When I view the file nothing sounds like it is in my area.  should I import 
: the file anyway?
: 
: Robert
: 
: ----- Original Message ----- 
: From: "Monty Lilburn" <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
: To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program" 
: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
: Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 11:07 AM
: Subject: Re: [Loadstone] problem
: 
: 
: > Hi Rob,
: >
: > I haven't tried using a Fortuna GPS receiver perhaps others on this
: > list have.  One thing you could try is turning Power Saving off in the
: > Options/GPS/Commands menu.  This apparently works for some people!
: >
: > As for the GlobalSat BT-338 that is what I have been using for the past 8
: > months and I like it quite a bit.  No complaints and I especially like the
: > auto-shutoff feature.  I would say 15 hours is about right.  I Normally
: > need to charge once every couple of weeks and that is using it on two 20
: > minute bus rides on work-days plus a few random walks here and there.
: >
: > In terms of getting points from the PointShare Exchange, try entering your
: > zipcode into the following web form and it will return your coordinates:
: >
: > http://www.isharemaps.com/products/isharemaps_on_demand/demo/single_address_geocoder.php
: >
: > Then take those numeric values and feed them into the PointShare Exchange
: > form fields.  (only numeric here, plus/minus is OK, N/E/S/W is not)
: >
: > I would start with a relatively small radius (like 5-10 miles)for your
: > first time to get used to the whole import/export thing.  Remember, resist
: > any urges to touch your phone while importing as it could cause database
: > corruption
: >
: > Best regards,
: >   Monty
: >
: >  On Wed, 2 Aug 2006, Easy Talk wrote:
: >
: >> Hi all,
: >>
: >> My name is Robert and I am new to the list.  I have been going through 
: >> the
: >> process of reading all the documentation, installing the software on my
: >> phone and pairing my Bt receiver with my Nokia 6670.  I understand the 
: >> GPS
: >> must be sirf star II or III.  I have a Fortuna Clip-on that uses what is
: >> called sirfxtrak.  from what I understand in one protocol It does what 
: >> sirf
: >> star II and III do.  When I attempted to connect with the gps I got some
: >> different messages.  One It seems the clock has quit ticking on your gps,
: >> disconnecting.  Once it did connect for a very short time said no signal 
: >> and
: >> then the message above.  Does anyone know if I am just out of luck with 
: >> this
: >> receiver.  I ordered the Globalsat bt-338, does anyone have experience 
: >> with
: >> this GPS, the specs say it should work for 15 hours continuously.
: >>
: >> I also attempted to download the Points but apparently I have the wrong
: >> Longitude and Latitude for Tallahassee Florida.  When I looked at the 
: >> file,
: >> nothing sounded familiar  Does any one know what they are.  Do you get 
: >> maps
: >> with the points or is that a separate process.
: >>
: >> Sorry for all the questions.  This is such a cool concept.
: >>
: >> Robert
: >>
: >> ----- Original Message -----
: >> From: "Monty Lilburn" <monty at loadstone-gps.com>
: >> To: "General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program"
: >> <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
: >> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 9:28 AM
: >> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] problem
: >>
: >>
: >>> Hi there,
: >>>
: >>>
: >>> If you have the points imported, you could always explore the points in
: >>> Exploration mode.  This will give you a virtual view of your points and
: >>> how they relate to each other.
: >>>
: >>> Monty
: >>>
: >>>
: >>>
: >>> On Wed, 2 Aug 2006, Goldfingas wrote:
: >>>
: >>>> ah, I am still waiting on my gps receiver. I knew that there wasn't 
: >>>> much
: >>>> I
: >>>> could do with out it, but I still wanted to play with the program, kind
: >>>> of
: >>>> learn my way around it and stuff. I ordered it last week, it should be
: >>>> here
: >>>> by now. I am in Virginia, and its coming from California. Hmmm, Maybe I
: >>>> have
: >>>> to call the govenator?
: >>>> lol
: >>>>
: >>>> GF
: >>>>
: >>>> -----Original Message-----
: >>>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
: >>>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Shawn
: >>>> Kirkpatrick
: >>>> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 7:25 AM
: >>>> To: General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program
: >>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] problem
: >>>>
: >>>> Well, you probably don't have anything related to where you are if you
: >>>> didn't give the site any coordinates. If you have a gps receiver then 
: >>>> you
: >>>> can use the shift (backspace) 5 and 6 keys to get your 
: >>>> latitude/longitude
: >>>> values. Then choose a reasonable radius and you'll have valid points.
: >>>>
: >>>> On Wed, 2 Aug 2006, Goldfingas wrote:
: >>>>
: >>>>> Thanks, I got it loaded now. I don't understand how I choose where I
: >>>>> am. I don't know my latitude and stuff like that to put in to the box,
: >>>>> so I just left that stuff blank and got the hole file. I have a 1 gig
: >>>>> card in my phone so I put it there. How big should the text file be? I
: >>>>> herd someone say something about one that was over 100 megs? this one
: >>>>> was only like 90 something.
: >>>>>
: >>>>> GF
: >>>>>
: >>>>> -----Original Message-----
: >>>>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
: >>>>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Monty
: >>>>> Lilburn
: >>>>> Sent: Wednesday, August 02, 2006 4:24 AM
: >>>>> To: General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program
: >>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] problem
: >>>>>
: >>>>> Hello Clarance,
: >>>>>
: >>>>> You can find out everything you need to know by visiting the
: >>>>> Documentation page on the web site.
: >>>>>
: >>>>> http://www.loadstone-gps.com/docs
: >>>>>
: >>>>> In particular the "importing points" documentation.
: >>>>>
: >>>>> Monty
: >>>>>
: >>>>>
: >>>>> On Tue, 1 Aug 2006, Goldfingas wrote:
: >>>>>
: >>>>>> Where do I get this points text file, and what does it do?
: >>>>>>
: >>>>>> GF
: >>>>>>
: >>>>>> -----Original Message-----
: >>>>>> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
: >>>>>> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Monty
: >>>>>> Lilburn
: >>>>>> Sent: Tuesday, August 01, 2006 6:19 PM
: >>>>>> To: General discussion pertaining to the Loadstone GPS program
: >>>>>> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] problem
: >>>>>>
: >>>>>> Hi Ryan,
: >>>>>>
: >>>>>> It sounds like Loadstone hasn't had it's first run yet.
: >>>>>>
: >>>>>> Any time you uninstall Loadstone and reinstall you will need to
: >>>>>> launch Loadstone in order for it to create it's files and 
: >>>>>> directories..
: >>>>>>
: >>>>>> After you've run it for the first time you should have a 
: >>>>>> "inportexport"
: >>>>>> subdirectory.  This is where you should copy the points text file to.
: >>>>>>
: >>>>>> This time when you perform the import put your phone far away from
: >>>>>> you and leave it for as long as you can.  I normally like to perform
: >>>>>> large imports over night (with the phone plugged in) and that way it
: >>>>>> is ready in the morning.  Depending on the model of your phone and
: >>>>>> the number of points to be imported this could take a while!
: >>>>>>
: >>>>>> Good luck and keep us posted!
: >>>>>>
: >>>>>> Monty
: >>>>>>
: >>>>>>  On Tue, 1 Aug 2006, ryan
: >>>>>> fleury wrote:
: >>>>>>
: >>>>>>> Hello I uninstalled loadstone and reinstalledit. I still have the
: >>>>>>> points text file on my phone but when I try to copy it and paste it
: >>>>>>> in the loadstone folder that folder is not there , any suggestions?
: >>>>>>>
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