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Old 12-02-2010, 06:59 AM   #119
Zecatfish
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Originally Posted by DmsFab View Post
So, I have a question. I read the user manual the other day and saw that you can create a track and overlay it onto Google earth maps. Now, when you load that track onto the gps, does it have the google earth view with the track shown on the screen? Does that makes sence?
Look at the Howto in my sigline.
They are talking about using Google Earth to create tacks/routes.
Google Earth defaults to .kml or .kmz (Note you have to save as .kml) then use gpsbabel to convert the track to gpx format.
You copy that track to the micro-sd card and then load the tracks/route.
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