[Loadstone] File Conversion Question

Przemysław Rogalski Rogalski at o2.pl
Tue Sep 19 20:58:41 BST 2006


I've got some maps in .fbl and .am files and I don't know how to open and process them; if they contain information in text format, i would like to convert it for Loadstone.
Does anyone have an idea how to do it?
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Od: "Michael O. Hanson" <mhanson at winternet.com>
Do: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Wysłano: 19 września 2006 21:37
Temat: [Loadstone] File Conversion Question


> 
> Has anybody tried converting arc or GPX files to work with Loadstone?  I am
> curious because I can find alternative maps in these formats.  I don't know
> if conversion of such files to text files is possible or how to go about it,
> assuming it can be done.
> 
> If file conversion is not possible, does anybody know a good source of 
> public domain maps that will work with Loadstone?  I am curious because I 
> would like to possibly hike the
> Appalachian Trail using adapted GPS.  Loadstone is an ideal program to use 
> for four
> reasons.  First, it is free.  Second, it uses public domain maps.  Third, 
> the equipment needed (a cell phone and a GPS receiver) is far less expensive
> than similar adapted systems.  Fourth, the equipment required is far less
> bulky than other adapted systems.  Fifth, batteries can be changed easily 
> enough in the required equipment.  Such is not the case for other adapted 
> systems with which I am familiar.
> 
> Thank You,
> 
> 
> Mike Hanson
> 
> 
> 
> 
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