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by SherlockMilesProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
OSM?
by 7rxcProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
OSM... like in the board and group Name... OpenStreetMap. This is an open mapping site where people can add to and enter new plots of information to the map database... some you can use and some you don't need but someone else might like it... Putt...
by MissMoonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
I was curious and googled and joined. I put several real addresses into the search and got no results found? I use google maps but I was curious about this one.
by KirbertProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
OpenStreetMaps is all about editing the database, not about actually making any use of it. For using the maps, they offer a listing of various applications: https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Using_OpenStreetMap#Ready-made_online_maps On my phone,...
by DarkZen and Evil Cow PieProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
Like 7, I’ve not tried to print them but also like 7 I just take a screen shot and print that. Much easier for me and I can adjust the contrast in PS and get a better map if I choose.
by SagacornProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
To answer 7's question......I'm trying to print from my computer. I can print by grabbing a snip and them Print from file but it only prints a very small part of the page. I've tried landscape and portrait w/o any more success. I don't use my phone f...
by 7rxcProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
I was poking around over there this afternoon while having lunch... for the direct site, it was just about as I said..., cut out and print elsewhere... They did have some stuff in the Using Maps Wiki... I have to go back in for the names, but there see...
by 7rxcProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
As Kirbert says it isn't about using the maps... but even non members can browse around the map that is displayed... you just can't contribute... and YOU are the search engine... eg If I want to see a map of something in say Georgia, USA... I would p...
by 7rxcProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
But Google Maps clearly uses OSM data in their maps! I've entered stuff before to have it not only appear on OSM maps but appear on Google Maps as well. Yes, that was evident even 10 years back when I started contributing to OSM database... most of the...
by Oberon_KenobiProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
I know where that is and would start at the GA / FL border most times. So, Florida Georgia Line?
by Oberon_KenobiProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
Might get a simple cellular radiotelephone though. Personally, I have a radiotelegraph. There is nothing like the feel of a metal key between your fingers. And the di-di-di-dit di-dit of a message coming it. Ahhhhh! The nostalgia. ;-)
by 7rxcProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
Works for me...! I always went from GA to FL being from Toronto originally... but if that truck is going the other way... I can do that... we did have to go home didn't we...
by 7rxcProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
We just used a key for CW on shortwave... but yah! let's hear it for straight keys... but if you were using RF keying, it paid big time to have insulated knobs on there... big surprise sometimes as to where RF energy travels on metal...
by rooProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
Hi Sagacorn! I am not sure if this is helpful, but one thing I found is if you select the Share button (little square with arrow curved to the right) and then select Download, the OSM map you see on the computer screen will be downloaded to your comput...
by DarkZen and Evil Cow PieProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
Personally, I have a radiotelegraph. There is nothing like the feel of a metal key between your fingers. You young whippersnappers and your newfangled devices. I won’t dare leave the house without my radio-smoke-signal sender. There is nothing like the...
by MissMoonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
You young whippersnappers and your newfangled devices. I won’t dare leave the house without my radio-smoke-signal sender. There is nothing like the feel of bark between your fingers and the smell of burning wood to lead you to the next letterbox. Ahhh....
by MissMoonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
Google Maps even includes property lines in some areas, which is great when you're off-road. I love the fact that Google Maps seems to have almost any cemetery I want to find, even the tiny and obscure ones. (findagrave.com has been changed and "upgrad...
by 7rxcProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
Thanks for that... re youtube tutorial... I tried it and also failed, but on re watching I think I see the problem... but I'm out of time this morning and late... I'll be back.
by Trailhead TessieProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
On my phone, I use MAPS.ME which allows me to save state maps on the SD card and therefore not have to download data every time I want to use it. This is helpful out in the woods where I can't get reception. I've also started using MAPS.ME for hiking b...
by KirbertProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
if you select the Share button (little square with arrow curved to the right) and then select Download, the OSM map you see on the computer screen will be downloaded to your computer and will be opened with the program you have on your computer that re...
by Bon EchoProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
check out Flopps Maps for one of the best online tools for simple mapping (that I know of, but really I have not tried that many, I just like this one) you can switch between google maps, google sat, OSM, and a couple others. You can drop and label mul...
by 7rxcProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
Had a long day of running around with life today... but found a bit of time to try that tutorial again... and yes I found a small trap... but this time I was a bit more awake than this morning and was successful at creating a long list... The bit I mi...
by MissMoonProfileContactLogbookNote
Board: OpenStreetMap
Had a long day of running around with life today... but found a bit of time to try that tutorial again... and yes I found a small trap... but this time I was a bit more awake than this morning and was successful at creating a long list... Thanks! Glad...