From:
Dave Ulmer <daveulmer@ccwebster.net>
Sent: 6/12/2001 8:12:07 PM
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Re: [gpsstash] Approach Codes




Dave Ulmer wrote:
>
> OK, here's what I was thinking:
>
> Standard Approach codes: N NE E SE S SW W NW regardless of distance.
>
> Approach Code Strings: W2kN1kW500S50
>
> This string would tell the hunter to approach from the West at 2
> kilometers, then turn North at 1k, turn West at 500meters, then approach
> from the South at 50m.
>
> Hmmm? did I to that right? Something like that...
>
> Anyway you would still need your GPS to indicate the correct distance
> from the cache.
>
> Dave...
>
> Jeremy Hurst wrote:
> >
> > Hi Dave,
> >
> > Great, thank you for this. What do you think of having multiple approach codes, or paths.
> >
> > Eg, a scenic route, a somewhat direct route... of course, all routes would be required to observe the environmental impact.
> >
> > J
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Dave Ulmer [mailto:daveulmer@ccwebster.net]
> > Sent: Wednesday, 13 June 2001 9:14 AM
> > To: Jeremy Hurst
> > Subject: Re: [gpsstash] Approach Codes
> >
> > Please do implement Approach Codes! Anyway you want. It is my feeling
> > that giving out a recommended approach direction does nothing to
> > undermine the fun of geocaching. What is does do is greatly reduce
> > environmental damage and prevents inadvertant trespassing.
> >
> > Dave...
> >
> > Jeremy Hurst wrote:
> > >
> > > Hi Dave,
> > >
> > > Just to be clear, I'm not trying to steal your ideas - I'm more than happy to let it known that you thought of the idea.
> > >
> > > I'm interested in your 'Approach Codes' idea. Would you mind if I were to implement this on my site prior to launch?
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > > Jeremy
> > >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: Dave Ulmer [mailto:daveulmer@ccwebster.net]
> > > Sent: Wednesday, 13 June 2001 5:16 AM
> > > To: gpsstash@yahoogroups.com
> > > Subject: [gpsstash] My First Negative Interview !
> > >
> > > Well ya'll drove me to it...
> > >
> > > After some 25 positive interviews on the subject of geocaching, I have
> > > finally turned negative.
> > >
> > > Interviewed by the New Jersey Star Register newspaper I voiced my true
> > > concerns about geocaching and the environmental damage that it can
> > > create. I told about all the censorship on geocaching.com. I went on to
> > > promote my adgenda of providing Approach Codes to geocachers so they
> > > know what direction to approach a cache so that the land doesn't get
> > > trampled. I wonder what all they will say...
> > >
> > > It should be published this Sunday, you can get to it from www.nj.com
> > > and I will post a direct link when I get it.
> > >
> > > Cheers,,
> > >
> > > Dave...
> > >
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> > >
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