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  Topic: Keep your distance chevrons.
Border_Collie

Replies: 23
Views: 21393

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 3:20 pm   Subject: Keep your distance chevrons.
I use the chevrons as I believe they are displayed on the jolly big blue sign. with one gap between vehicles. I.e 40 m apart.

Then please don't follow me along the motorway. Surprised
  Topic: Keep your distance chevrons.
Border_Collie

Replies: 23
Views: 21393

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Fri Feb 07, 2014 3:14 pm   Subject: Keep your distance chevrons.
Oh, I see.

The Type 1 Distance marker posts are tenths of a kilometre so the distance apart is 109.36 yards / 5 chevrons i.e. 21.192 yards x 2 chevrons = 43.824 yards.

So that's 131.472 feet. We ...
  Topic: Keep your distance chevrons.
Border_Collie

Replies: 23
Views: 21393

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Thu Feb 06, 2014 1:20 am   Subject: Keep your distance chevrons.
Both cars are slowing down but, most importantly, they are both still moving forward. So that an approximately 21 yard gap stays there if they slow down at roughly the same rate

Think about it MaFt ...
  Topic: Keep your distance chevrons.
Border_Collie

Replies: 23
Views: 21393

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 9:57 pm   Subject: Keep your distance chevrons.
Out today and noticed the advisory 'Keep 2 chevrons distance apart'.

On a motorway where most people are doing 70+, I thought, 'not much stopping distance in the case of an emergency'. So I counte ...
  Topic: UK Map 03/2010
Border_Collie

Replies: 9
Views: 9460

PostForum: NavNGo iGO   Posted: Thu Jan 30, 2014 12:47 am   Subject: UK Map 03/2010
iGO software and maps are difficult to find in UK, Nav'n'Go prefer European Countries, for whatever reason.

Anyway, what percentage of roads change that much over the years, the M25 may go from 3 l ...
  Topic: iGOMyWay & Samsung Galaxy 3, full screen
Border_Collie

Replies: 7
Views: 12781

PostForum: NavNGo iGO   Posted: Sat Dec 28, 2013 8:16 pm   Subject: iGOMyWay & Samsung Galaxy 3, full screen
Look in the SYS text file and check the resolution e.g.

[interface]
resolution_dir="800_480"
extra_settings=1
capture_to_jpeg=1
laneinfo_signpost_enabled=1

or

[interface]
resolution_dir ...
  Topic: Oi, you lot!
Border_Collie

Replies: 14
Views: 10302

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Wed Dec 25, 2013 1:25 am   Subject: Oi, you lot!
Christmas Day at last and time to wish you all a Happy Christmas and Prosperous and Healthy New Year.

Here's to another year with PGPSW. Very Happy

Tired and ready for bed. Zzzzzzzzzzzzzz
  Topic: looking to buy a tomtom hgv
Border_Collie

Replies: 5
Views: 6547

PostForum: HGV / Motorhome Lounge   Posted: Tue Dec 24, 2013 6:25 pm   Subject: looking to buy a tomtom hgv
I'll answer directly.

Non of them, go for iGO PRIMO with truck, can be set up for 1 or 2 drivers, number of axles, length, weight etc etc.

However they are difficult to get hold of.
  Topic: tomtom go 6000
Border_Collie

Replies: 4
Views: 6321

PostForum: SatNav User Reviews   Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 8:48 pm   Subject: tomtom go 6000
You do usually have to pay the return postage though

What should you get back?

The original cost of the outbound postage to you should always be refunded by the seller.

The seller's terms an ...
  Topic: Council Car Park
Border_Collie

Replies: 9
Views: 8907

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 8:32 pm   Subject: Council Car Park
Maybe try parking long ways across three bays and buy three tickets. Razz
  Topic: Which detector to buy for PGPSW database?
Border_Collie

Replies: 2
Views: 3722

PostForum: PocketGPSWorld Speed Camera Database   Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 8:28 pm   Subject: Which detector to buy for PGPSW database?
Or for 35-40 you could get one of the 5" Chinese jobs off e-bay. They have some maps included and PGPSW cameras are simple to add in the CONTENT/SPEEDCAM folder. Cameras are directional so no false ...
  Topic: Council Car Park
Border_Collie

Replies: 9
Views: 8907

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 8:06 pm   Subject: Council Car Park
There's always a chance I may see her again when shopping. I'd recognise her but there are a number of black Range Rovers around here so pity I never thought of getting the reg. no.

Thinking about ...
  Topic: Council Car Park
Border_Collie

Replies: 9
Views: 8907

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Sat Dec 14, 2013 2:39 pm   Subject: Council Car Park
I think the bays should be at least another 12 to 18 inches wider because even the humble Fiesta and Astra are getting wider over the years not to mention the new Mini.
  Topic: Council Car Park
Border_Collie

Replies: 9
Views: 8907

PostForum: Lost Satellite Fix - Off Topic Area   Posted: Fri Dec 13, 2013 8:53 pm   Subject: Council Car Park
It's a shame I'll never know the outcome.

Got back to my car with about 10 minutes left. Next to where I had parked was a large Range Rover parked over two spaces. Usual thoughts went through my h ...
  Topic: What the heck is it?
Border_Collie

Replies: 35
Views: 10804

PostForum: News And Latest Information   Posted: Thu Dec 12, 2013 12:25 am   Subject: What the heck is it?
The white thing in the middle is a star. Laughing
 
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