[Loadstone] First wrong steps

Mikolaj Rotnicki mikolaj-rotnicki at o2.pl
Tue Jun 26 17:22:46 BST 2007


BTW. What BT keyboard do you have?

Mikolaj
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Allen" <wd8ldy at xtra.co.nz>
To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2007 11:07 AM
Subject: Re: [Loadstone] First wrong steps


> Hi Shawn and list!
>
> Many thanks. I could not find the save point option anywhere in the menus,
> so took the phone out of the case, and did what the instructions said.
> Things seemed to work pretty well. At one point when I checked altitude, I
> noticed it suggested I should be under water. I know I'm not high here, 
> but
> perhaps that will get better with time and experience. I can avoid using 
> the
> BT keyboard for this now that I understand it requires me to use the phone
> pad. The BT keyboard is more convenient in most situations, but the phone
> pad isn't a hardship now that I know it is what the circumstances require.
>
> Cheers,
> Dave
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Shawn Kirkpatrick" <shawn at odyssey.cm.nu>
> To: <loadstone at loadstone-gps.com>
> Sent: Tuesday, June 26, 2007 7:58 PM
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] First wrong steps
>
>
>> Well, the enter point function is for entering a point manually. In this
>> case all fields are blank and you have to fill them in. To save a point
>> using your current location use the save point option. In this case you
>> can
>> just enter the point name, hit key 1 for options and select the save
>> option.
>> This same window is also used to update an existing point. In that case
>> you'd have a few more options in the menu after hitting key 1.
>> When using a querty keyboard the default layout probably doesn't work too
>> well. We're trying to come up with a solution for this.
>>
>> On Tue, 26 Jun 2007, David Allen wrote:
>>
>>> Hi list!
>>>
>>> Well, I seem to be having a number of problems.
>>>
>>> For a while, everything was working really well. But that was when I
>>> didn't
>>> have a receiver. Even when I got a receiver first connected, things
>>> weren't
>>> too bad at first.
>>>
>>> Then I deleted my Database.
>>>
>>> Now I have tried to enter points, but for some reason, my phone is not
>>> getting the information from the receiver. If I go to things like
>>> positioin,
>>> there is information, and the numbers there seem to be within a
>>> reasonable
>>> range. But why is this information not getting there when I attempt to
>>> save
>>> points? When I look in the enter point window, everything shows 0. I'm
>>> getting signals, sometimes as many as 8 satelites are mentioned.
>>>
>>> When I've tried saving points, the only option I have in the enter 
>>> points
>>> options is save.
>>>
>>> Even though I've saved a couple of points, when I look around, it says 
>>> no
>>> points found. When I try to find points, it says no points found.
>>>
>>> Obviously I'm lost before I can even start. I've only tried saving a
>>> couple
>>> points that are close by, but they should be far enough apart, according
>>> to
>>> chapter 2 of the manual.
>>>
>>> By the way, I'm using a bluetooth keyboard, so find the pound key
>>> difficult,
>>> so I go to function, then down to enter point. But I'm concerned because
>>> as
>>> I said before, lat and long in the point screen only shows 0. What am I
>>> missing?
>>>
>>> Cheers,
>>> Dave
>>>
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