[Geowanking] Cheap way to track position?
jmonahan at orbitz.com
Fri May 2 14:38:00 PDT 2008
The only problem I see with Boost is that I¹m riding from Seattle to DC and
going through Idaho/Montana, which it looks like they have little to no
On 5/2/08 1:42 PM, "Allen Smith" <gadgeteer at gmail.com> wrote:
> I have to second the idea of using the Boost phone, a friend of mine
> successfully used a Nextel phone and software I wrote to do this exact thing 5
> years ago:
> Every point he sent to my server can be seen here:
> It is cool to scroll thru the data and see the Longitude slowly ticking up as
> he rode west
> Sergio - thanks for the tip about opengpstracker.org
> <http://www.opengpstracker.org/> A GSM phone with an accessible serial port
> for $20 is a great deal. Combine that with the fact that AT&T is now letting
> you add MEdia net data buckets to GoPhone plans (1meg-$5, 5meg-$10,
> unlimited-$20) and all kinds of cool hacks are now practical.
> On Thu, May 1, 2008 at 2:16 PM, Ken Hoetmer <ken at wanderingken.com> wrote:
>> Hi Joe,
>> Adding to the other suggestions...
>> Check out mologogo (http://mologogo.com). It'll post position updates on 1
>> minute intervals to a server of your choice.
>> You'll need a Motorola iDEN phone (mologogo can send you one for $80 w/ pay
>> as you go).
> Allen Smith
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