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Attackpoint - performance and training tools for orienteering athletes

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in: TheInvisibleLog; TheInvisibleLog > 2018-03-04

Mar 5, 2018 11:54 AM # 
I wouldn't do it if it involved a phone (but then I might not be able to come across at that time anyway...)
Mar 6, 2018 6:34 AM # 
Don't underestimate the novelty :-). I carry the phone in a bum bag, and I can feel it buzz when it registers the control. Navigation by map, as usual.
Mar 6, 2018 9:23 AM # 
I bags a loan phone.
Mar 6, 2018 11:20 AM # 
We're having a trial event in 2 weeks - urban/street style not forest and buildings not close together.
Mar 6, 2018 9:06 PM # 
Urban seems to work fine. I had no issues the last couple of weeks. But the moment you get under any sort of canopy, I generally had issues. Standing waiting for the phone to fix. Some others just ran through and got the beep. Peeved as I had a new Pixel. Julie's iphone 6 seemed to work much better. If this takes off, we will soon be comparing phone models much the way we compare compasses- fast and slow.
And yes, I used a bum bag. But I fear bum bag was part of the problem. Took to holding phone above my head near controls. I think an arm band phone holder would be better.
Mar 7, 2018 3:05 AM # 
Uncle JiM:
The 1st time I used this app, was the Sth part of Diamond Hill, Worked well. Maybe its the phone?
Mar 7, 2018 5:29 AM # 
It cost too much to be the phone.......grrr. I want a fast setting phone.

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