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[aprssig] $45 GPS on Woot

Stephen H. Smith wa8lmf2 at aol.com
Thu Mar 1 17:17:18 UTC 2007


wyattfoard at comcast.net wrote:
> Just thought I'd pass along that today's Woot is Microsoft Streets and Trips 2006 which includes what appears to be a USB NMEA output GPS for $44.99.
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The included GPS is the mediocre-performing Pharos iGPS-180 
private-labeled by Microsoft.   It is by far the worst-performing of the 
half-dozen GPS devices I own.  You are much better off with a Globalsat, 
Deluo or Garmin GPS-18.





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