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4737Re: Nuvi350 "My Locations Memory is Full"

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  • EM Sharp
    Sep 4, 2008
      Hi Dave,
      I suggest you read/reread my posting #4729. I attempted to address
      your question on clearing FMI mode and erasing unwanted waypoints.
      Elmer
      -
      -- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, "Margie and Dave" <va3dk@...> wrote:
      >
      > Hi John,
      > I am using EasyGPS verion 2.9.4 the latest on my XP sp2 also.
      >
      > I tried the Nuvi via USB but no recognition by EasyGPS when I selected
      > the "Display GPS Information" from the Menu.
      >
      > My Nuvi stays in FMI mode even when the Garmin data(serial) cable is
      > not connected to the data port on the side.
      >
      > I think your Nuvi may not be in FMI mode and that may account for
      > EasyGPS not seeing my Nuvi. Does anyone know how to froce the Nuvi
      > back into the regular non FMI mode?
      >
      > The EasyGPS Help does lilst the supported Garmin but the Nuvi is not
      > on their list. Also the Help indicated the Garmin's needed to be in
      > 4800 NEMA setup to work with EasyGPS. Maybe you have found an
      > undocunented feature of the EasyGPS program.
      >
      > Dave.
      >
      >
      >
      >
      >
      > --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com, "john paterson jr" <jpaterjr@> wrote:
      > >
      > > Hi, Dave,
      > > No. I used a USB cable. USB at the computer, and mini USB at the
      > data port
      > > of the Nuvi. It worked just fine!
      > >
      > > Have fun!
      > >
      > > John
      > >
      > > On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 4:59 PM, Margie and Dave <va3dk@> wrote:
      > >
      > > > Hi John,
      > > > Tnx for the info, I will try EasyGPS again.
      > > >
      > > > I assume you connected to a serial port (or USB serial
      > > > adapter)directly, not via null modem crossover.
      > > >
      > > > That will make it easier to clear the Nuvi map screen of the
      outdated
      > > > APRS tags. I left the system on for a day or so and the map screen
      > > > was so full of tags. If I zoomed in I could find the exact
      location OK
      > > >
      > > > It would be neat if there was a way to clear the Nuvi map of
      tags that
      > > > were no longer present. Could be quite complicated.
      > > > Dave
      > > >
      > > > --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com <tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>, "john
      > > > paterson jr" <jpaterjr@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Dave,
      > > > > Re: EasyGPS
      > > > >
      > > > > I tried EasyGPS with my Nuvi 350 this morning. I was able to view
      > > > all the
      > > > > waypoints in EasyGPS. Also, the delete function appears on a right
      > > > click.
      > > > > You can even make multiple selections and a right click will make
      > > > "delete
      > > > > waypoints" available. I didn't try to actually delete any
      because I
      > > > don't
      > > > > have any waypoints I want to delete, but you might try it again.
      > > > > I am using Windows XP SP2. In EasyGPS, at menu bar, I selected
      > > > "GPS", then
      > > > > "Display GPS Information". In that dialog box, I added my two
      gps's,
      > > > Garmin
      > > > > 76C and Nuvi 350. Then after a reboot of the PC, I ran EasyGPS
      > again,
      > > > > Selected GPS, then Display GPS Information, then selected the Nuvi
      > > > 350 and
      > > > > clicked OK. Almost immediately the Nuvi waypoints appeared on the
      > > > screen in
      > > > > the lower left-hand window of EasyGPS.
      > > > >
      > > > > Good luck,
      > > > >
      > > > > John Paterson
      > > > > KC5LAA
      > > > >
      > > > > On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 12:58 AM, Margie and Dave <va3dk@> wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > > Tnx Fred,
      > > > > > Some success here...
      > > > > > You are right deleting waypoints is a GPS function but with the
      > > > > > Nuvi350 I have to delete from "My Favorites" each location
      > (waypoint)
      > > > > > individually. Quite a daunting challenge. Did a few to stop the
      > > > > > error message tho...
      > > > > > Looked into the Nuvi via the PC but need to understand the
      > file setup
      > > > > > before any tweaking there. Is the Nuvi another canned Linux
      > creation?
      > > > > > Tnx Scott, I set "MAXRANGE" to minimize filling up the memory
      > again.
      > > > > > Rather cuts the map usage to close by areas tho.... Hmmmm a
      short
      > > > > > sighted Nuvi?
      > > > > > So now I can message to and from other APRS on VHF OK.
      > > > > > Have not found a way to message to APRS guys via the internet
      > like the
      > > > > > D710's do. Any suggestions?
      > > > > > Still meets my interest of mobile monitoring of nearby APRS
      guys.
      > > > > > Seems to require a bit of tweaking to keep it running. Not
      quite a
      > > > > > plug and pray tho...
      > > > > > Beacons OK!
      > > > > > After plugging in the Garmin dfata cable the Nuvi does go
      into FMI
      > > > > > mode. Mine does go into FMI by adding a button called "DESPATCH"
      > > > > > probably their programming was by an off shore guy without a
      spell
      > > > > > checker on their computer! Oh yes my Nuvi stays in FMI even
      > after the
      > > > > > cables are removed. Very interesting...I thought it would fall
      > back
      > > > > > the former non FMI mode.
      > > > > > Tried EasyGPS only to find out the Nuvi talks only in "Garmin"
      > > > > > protocol not standard NEMA...:-(..lots of manual waypoint
      > deletions to
      > > > > > go yet...
      > > > > > Does anyone have an easier way to remove unwanted
      > > > locations(waypoints)?
      > > > > > Did use the Garmin POI loader to remove a few of the POI lists
      > I had
      > > > > > in the Nuvi. Not sure if this has any effect on Location
      > memory tho...
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Lots to learn and apply.
      > > > > > 73's
      > > > > > Dave.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > --- In tracker2@yahoogroups.com
      > <tracker2%40yahoogroups.com><tracker2%
      > > > 40yahoogroups.com>, "Fred
      > > > > > Hillhouse" <fmhillhouse@> wrote:
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > I keep a waypoint file so reloading my GPS is easy. First, I
      > > > delete all
      > > > > > > waypoints in GPS [GPS function], then load the waypoints
      > back in.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > I use ExpertGPS for waypoint management. EasyGPS is free and
      > without
      > > > > > maps. I
      > > > > > > also have an older GPS V. I do not know how the Nuvi and
      > ExpertGPS
      > > > > > will play
      > > > > > > together. I suspect that using the serial port will work
      fine. I
      > > > don't
      > > > > > > believe USB GPS connection is supported yet.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > I imagine Mapsource can do the same waypoint management
      > function. I
      > > > > > don't
      > > > > > > know. I have it but only use it for loading maps.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Best regards,
      > > > > > > Fred
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > _____
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > From: tracker2@yahoogroups.com
      > <tracker2%40yahoogroups.com><tracker2%
      > > > 40yahoogroups.com> [mailto:
      > > > > > tracker2@yahoogroups.com <tracker2%40yahoogroups.com> <tracker2%
      > > > 40yahoogroups.com>] On
      > > > > > Behalf
      > > > > > > Of Margie and Dave
      > > > > > > Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2008 22:46
      > > > > > > To: tracker2@yahoogroups.com <tracker2%40yahoogroups.com>
      > <tracker2%
      > > > 40yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > > > Subject: [tracker2] Re: Nuvi350 "My Locations Memory is Full"
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Tnx for the suggestion.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Do you use the PC to delete waypoints?
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > If so how do you do this?
      > > > > > > TIA.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Dave.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > --- In tracker2@yahoogroup
      > > > <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com <tracker2%2540yahoogroups.com>
      > > > <tracker2%2540yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > s.com, "Fred
      > > > > > > Hillhouse" <fmhillhouse@> wrote:
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Have you tried deleting waypoints?
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > This is a good use of only displaying waypoints within a
      > > > particular
      > > > > > > range.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > _____
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > From: tracker2@yahoogroup
      > > > <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com <tracker2%2540yahoogroups.com>
      > > > <tracker2%2540yahoogroups.com>>
      > > > > > s.com
      > > > > > > [mailto:tracker2@yahoogroup
      > > > <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com <tracker2%2540yahoogroups.com>
      > > > <tracker2%2540yahoogroups.com>
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > s.com] On
      > > > > > > Behalf
      > > > > > > > Of Margie and Dave
      > > > > > > > Sent: Tuesday, September 02, 2008 11:44
      > > > > > > > To: tracker2@yahoogroup
      > > > <mailto:tracker2%40yahoogroups.com <tracker2%2540yahoogroups.com>
      > > > <tracker2%2540yahoogroups.com>>
      > > > > > s.com
      > > > > > > > Subject: [tracker2] Nuvi350 "My Locations Memory is Full"
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Hi Guys,
      > > > > > > > i have been running the Nuvi350 for a day or so now and got
      > > > the "My
      > > > > > > > Locations Memory is Full" message this morning.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Tried powering down, resetting etc but still get the error
      > > > message.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > A search of the group did not find a fix.
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > Has anyone found a fix to get it working again?
      > > > > > > >
      > > > > > > > 73's
      > > > > > > > Dave
      > > > > > > > VA3DK
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