Re: How to upload/download waypoints to GPSMap60CS
- --- In GarminGPSMAP60C_60CS@yahoogroups.com, "wade.wall"
> Hi all,
> This is probably a stupid question, but I am in possession of a
> GPSMap60CS with no software and I want to upload/ download waypoints
> (currently in Arcmap point shapefile) into the unit. I have read
> owners manual, but can't find out how to do this. Any suggestionson
> software to use/ how to manuals would be greatly appreciated.I don't know about the Arcmap point shapefile, but I use three free
utilities for upload/download of waypoints with my 60cs.
http://www.EasyGPS.com will work with both receivers, and store data
in a .gpx format, widely used.
G7toWin http://www.gpsinformation.org/ronh/ spreadsheet style layout,
also works with gpx and csv.
Windows/Linux/others command line:
http://www.gpsbabel.org/ This will also draw files out of one
receiver, stored in various formats, including gpx, and load them to
GPSbabel is installed with Google Earth.
It can read directly from a Garmin GPS, storing output in a GPX file.
Plug in the cable from the Garmin to your PC.
cd c:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth
gpsbabel -t -r -w -i garmin -f com1 -o gpx -F myfile.gpx
gpsbabel -t -r -w -i garmin -f usb: -o gpx -F myfile.gpx
-t tracks, -r routes, -w waypoints. -w is the default.
Start Google Earth
Files of type GPX
Browse to c:\Program Files\Google\Google Earth and open myfile.gpx
Clarence A Dold - Hidden Valley Lake, CA, USA GPS: 38.8,-122.5
- --- In GarminGPSMAP60C_60CS@yahoogroups.com, "Robert Lipe"
>Oops. I didn't mean to overlook the GUI. I'm a command line kind of
> On Thu, Jun 19, 2008 at 10:44 AM, clarencedold <dold@...>
> > Windows/Linux/others command line:
> > http://www.gpsbabel.org/ This will also draw files out of one
> It's had a GUI for a long time,
guy, and I have a bat file to do the repetitive things that I like to
do. I did use the GUI once or twice, in the beginning, and the
dropdowns give a good feel for features and how they blend, easier than
reviewing the docs and --help output for a beginner.
That line in my text is really meant to convey that gpsbabel runs on
your choice of operating systems.
I'll add "GUI" to my text.