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Discussion: Numbers upside down?

in: graeme; graeme > 2020-08-22

Aug 23, 2020 8:37 AM # 
DaveR:
All the Maprun things I've done I print a paper map and run with that (like proper orienteering) and have my phone set to maximum volume and secreted somewhere about my person. Do you navigate using the phone screen?
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Aug 23, 2020 4:03 PM # 
graeme:
No, I print out the map too, but from an Australian site, so...
Well, OK, I'm just rubbish :(

My GPS does give some ridiculous data about where I've been, and its only stopped 1/4 times at the finish without randomly wandering around: seems that others don't have that problem and I'm not sure why.
Aug 23, 2020 5:54 PM # 
DaveR:
Different GPS devices clearly do different things in terms of accuracy and frequency of logging. I occasionally run with both phone and Garmin logging position and the traces can be 10+m apart even in moorland. The Garmin also logs less frequently so changes of direction can be bad too.
Aug 25, 2020 11:11 AM # 
cledlie:
MapRunG works very well for me.
Aug 25, 2020 11:19 AM # 
bradc:
If you're using a Garmin, make sure to set it to 1-second recording rather than "smart" recording, the latter only records a point when you change direction or altitude, I believe.
Aug 26, 2020 3:16 PM # 
graeme:
If it records every time I fall over it'll be fine for forest races...
Except, its not the case since I dont have a Garmin.

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