[OZAPRS] AVMAP-G6 (update)

Michael Carey michaelcarey at internode.on.net
Tue May 31 21:55:44 EST 2011

As the G6 APRS runs Windows CE, is it possible to use other mapping 
programs like Oziexplorer CE in addition to the native software?

This looks like a very attractive device to the APRS/4WD amateur radio 


On 30/05/2011 21:57, Gary Stern wrote:
> Sorry for the delay in giving an update on this, but I only got out of 
> hospital this morning after having some emergency cardiac surgery on 
> Wednesday night.
> I just got off the phone to the USA about this...
> Australia/NZ maps are available, we are just arranging to have them as 
> the base map rather than as an add on.
> The G6 sells in the US for $usd499, so I am looking to be able to 
> supply for the for same with AU.express post delivery or cheaper if 
> possible. Have to wait for various approvals from h/o (italy) & such 
> so at least another 3 weeks.
> For those of you intending to use a G6 in an offroad situation, there 
> is something interesting I learnt tonight, but I do need to read up on 
> it... basically (thou I am not exactly sure) there is a way to use 
> raster maps as overlays, it reminds me of something similar with 
> garmin mapping I have read.
> Have fun,
> Gary
> vk2zbb
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