[Taxacom] Inappropriate accuracy of locality data

Frederick W. Schueler bckcdb at istar.ca
Tue Nov 30 18:00:22 CST 2010

On 11/30/2010 3:12 PM, Karl Magnacca wrote:

> My personal gripe is that most GPS units don't record any kind of
> accuracy information when they take a point.  I also use a Garmin
> 76csx and it is capable of recording points to 3-5m accuracy even
> under forest cover, but not every point is like that; and to keep
> track of accuracy means having to write it down in a notebook and
> add it in later.

* and, gadzooks, the Garmin eTrex doesn't even record the time when the 
waypoint was made, nor can all the Garmin technical staff coax it to do so.

           Frederick W. Schueler & Aleta Karstad
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    on the Smiths Falls Limestone Plain 44* 52'N 75* 42'W
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