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Offbeat Public Network Could Be a Geocaching Tool

Our friend David Strom alerted us to this offbeat variation on geocaching. Dead Drops is an anonymous story-sharing network that uses a simple approach to exchanging information. As the site explains,“USB flash drives are embedded into walls,buildings and curbs accessible to anybody. Everyone is invited to drop or find files. Plug your laptop [...]

Tip of the Day 10/5:What the Heck is UTM?

In our weekly Tech Tuesday tip,we tell you how to use technology to help you geocache.

When you look up a geocache on geocaching.com,you might notice alternative coordinates buried in almost apologetically small type under the main coordinates. They look like this:

UTM:19T E 300347 N 4684268

What the heck is that,[...]

Tip of the Day 9/8:Don’t lie to cops!

If/when a police officer approaches you while you’re geocaching,don’t lie to him or her about what you’re doing!

Most veteran cachers have at one time or another been stopped when geocaching. Let’s face it —it’s a suspicious-looking activity. You’re hunting in the bushes or around buildings,lifting things,peering into tight places. Then [...]

Geocaching News 8/26/2010

Using GPS for Survival Geocaching

Spinning off of geocaching for recreational use,geocaching can also come in handy for survival purposes.  Here we will explore some of the ways that a GPS unit can be employed from an emergency preparedness standpoint…

Reference:Using GPS for Survival Geocaching

Geocaching Brings Out the Kid in [...]

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What is Geocaching?,a video by Groundspeak

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Feedback Needed:Tech Talk – Software Goodies for Geocachers

This is a full draft  chapter from Joy of Geocaching. We need your input! What have me missed? What have we got wrong? What new stories can you contribute? Please comment or e-mail us

This chapter covers several of the most popular and useful geocaching applications,including GSAK,GeoBuddy and Microsoft Streets &Trips. We [...]

Your faves

We’re creating an appendix of wonderful,creative,memorable caches. PLEASE tell us the GC ID of your favorite caches and we’ll include them in the appendix. We’re organizing the appendix by state,so if you only know the name and state the cache is in,we can figure out the rest (hopefully!).

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Recommended Reading –1/4/09

A Groundspeak member writes,“I’ve written a tiny Windows Mobile program to get your coordinates from the GPS receiver and send these to the WAP site,so that the 10 nearest caches are returned. That’s all it does,so if a cache looks interesting [...]

Recommended Reading,12/23/08

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