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    Registered User belezeebub's Avatar
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    Weather and SD and EVDO wi-fi questions

    I see XMradio and sirus radio can transmit local weather service maps I think I even saw a post about using them in SD but I don't have a EVDO phone My SD is still in my home in the testing phase (I purchased it here second hand so forgive me if I ask stupid questions) I live in portland Or area you can't swing a dead cat with out hitting a place with a free wi-fi here I walked to the local Pizza place with my Dell Axim and found as many as 11 hot spots in 3 blocks so here are my questions.

    Do I have to get Xm or Sirus radio to use weather maps? can't I download them via the internet or have SD download them?

    do I have to use a EVDO phone of these new fun features I want?

    Blue tooth I see a bluetooth button in SD its powered by Parrot but seeing I wasn't purchaser of record on this Street Deck Trunk mount bundle I am not sure what is inside the box I don't see anything under control panel, system hard ware device mananger that looks like bluetooth do I have it?

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    Weather requires an active internet connection. You have to install 1.0.5.3 and install Weather DigitalMod to use it.

    The bluetooth hardware is still in development and not yet available.
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    Registered User belezeebub's Avatar
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    Cool my mistake the weather is only on Xmradio

    http://www.xmradio.com/weather/learn_about.html

    Live radar photos are cool wonder if they can be superimposed over the GPS/NAV screen.

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