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    Found a cheap reciever, what do you think?

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    GPS-mottagare, USB.
    12-kanalers mottagare med inbyggd antenn. 
    Med en dator med USB-anslutning och kartprogramvara, kan du enkelt navigera.
    Stöd för NMEA-0183 v2.2.
     Försedd med magnet för enkelt fastsättning. Lämplig för bil, båt, flyg och APRS-positionering. Kabellängd 2 m.
     Lev. utan kartprogram. Storlek 58x42x21 mm.
    Kräver Windows 98SE, eller senare.
    that is Swedish

    GPS-reciever, USB. 12 Channel reciever with built-in antenna. Supports NMEA-0183 v2.2. Magnet attached for easy attaching . Suitable for car, boat, air and APRS-positioning(whats that?). 2m cable, no program. Size 58x42x21mm. Supports win98se and later. costs ~125

    What program should I get to get Europe cover? (or atleast Scandinavia)

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    try this... dont know if it's good but anything is better than delorme (not that u mentioned, just sayin)

    http://www.compgeeks.com/details.asp?invtid=GPSU

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    GPS hardware

    if you want some great info on GPS hardware check out theese guys. http://www.navtechgps.com/supply/default.asp I have purchased several models from them and have been very satisfied. vairox just curious which Delorme products have you tried? I thought Delorme was ok.
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    haven't tried any delorme products, was gonna buy one of their GPS recievers that came with mapping software, however after looking for reviews i read that it wasnt very accurate...it would place your vehicle in a building, or 2 blocks from where u were at...

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    the compgeek one only has NMEA-0183 protocol support

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    Quote Originally Posted by jol
    the compgeek one only has NMEA-0183 protocol support
    is that bad? whats best to have... and does nmae-0183 mean it isn't very accurate or?

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    All I heard is you want a v2 in order to support the most popular software, others may tell yuo more.

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