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[aprssig] Navteq GPS Survey Vehicle

John Gleichweit smokeybehr at sbcglobal.net
Tue Mar 24 22:04:48 UTC 2009


I saw one here in CenCal a couple of months ago, cruising the back streets of downtown. 
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----- Original Message ----
> From: Rich Garcia <k4gpsc at gmail.com>
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List <aprssig at tapr.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2009 1:41:01 PM
> Subject: Re: [aprssig] Navteq GPS Survey Vehicle
> 
> I drove by a van in Lake Wylie SC about 3 months ago and it was doing the
> google street views. I really can't remember now what it said on the side
> but it was not Navteq and it did clearly state it's reason. Old age I guess
> but it was cool, all I know is that it's FAST, the local roads are already
> on line, even my country bumpkin dirt road.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Mark Fellhauer [mailto:sparkfel at qwest.net]
> Sent: Tuesday, March 24, 2009 1:16 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: [aprssig] Navteq GPS Survey Vehicle
> 
> 
> 
> Last week I was in the San Francisco area for work and spotted a NAVTEQ GPS
> Survey Vehicle.  It was in Concord, CA at the same hotel as I was staying.
> 
> Here's a link to a pic I snapped:
> 
> http://cid-669377f6b64b42f9.skydrive.live.com/self.aspx/.Public/navteq.jpg
> 
> The Thule roof rack cover hides an array of 6 video cameras and a GPS
> receiver.   There was some kind of industrial tablet PC in the front seat
> area and a rack mount of equipment in the back (probably hard drives for
> video).
> 
> I never did manage to meet the driver/operator.  I'm sure he gets pumped
> with a lot of questions.
> 
> 
> 73,
> 
> Mark
> KC7BXS
> 
> 
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