Show #18 – Big Gambles

A short show as we are trying to get ready to go out of town
US General Accounting Office (GAO) report on GPS satellite replacement
Wall Street Journal Article on replacement satellite failures
Seattle Times article on Fisher Plaza Fire
Jeremy Irish Twitter link
Groundspeak updates on 6/24/2009 – changes in Bronze and Silver  Masters program effective 8/1/2009
Art is now writing for the
Events in Colorado

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Garmin mandatory software updates

Do you own a Garmin nüvi 7×5 series, nüvi 800 series, nüvi 8×5 series, zūmo 660, GPSMAP 620 or GPSMAP 640? If so, you are entitled to a free firmware update to ‘correct a software issue that has been discovered to cause select GPS devices to repeatedly attempt to update GPS firmware, and then either shut down or no longer acquire GPS satellite signals.’

If you own a nuvi 7×5 series GPSr, and the device will not turn on, you are eligible for a free exchange.

More information available here.