[Loadstone] question about "auto announce"

Miranda miranda.ter.hofstede at orange.nl
Sun Jan 21 20:42:16 GMT 2007


Hi Monty,

Thanks for the explanation.

Kind regards,
Miranda

----- 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: Sunday, January 21, 2007 7:57 PM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] question about "auto announce"


> Hello Miranda,
>
> The purpose of the Auto-announce feature is to periotically announce your
> current position in relation to the checked-point you are approaching.
> This essentialy gives you a hands-free mode where you don't have to press
> the "select key" over and over.  Quite useful when walking and you don't
> have a free hand.  The feature tries to be inteligent so if you were quite
> far away from the approaching checked-point it wouldn't tell you as
> frequently!
>
> \Best regards,
>   Monty
>
>
>
> On Sun, 21 Jan 2007, Miranda wrote:
>
>> Hello all,
>>
>> I can get along with Loadstone very well now, but there is a small thing 
>> I don't yet understand.
>> Could somebody explain to me the difference between the auto announce 
>> option turned on and off?
>> I have noticed that, even with auto announce switched off, checkpoints 
>> are announced automatically when I approach them. What then actually is 
>> the use of this option?
>>
>> Thanks,
>> Miranda
>>
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