Saturday, 28 February 2009

Grimstad GPS tracks

I need some space on my GPS and I don't have my usual MemoryMap software installed on the laptop that I have with me in Norway.

The GPS data downloaded OK via a serial cable from my Garmin Foretrex201 that is plugged into a USB Bay 3U1S1P serial to USB converter. I used the freeware GPSBabel ( to download the data and save it in the "Universal CSV" format.

I uploaded the CSV into the free online GPS Visualizer tool ( to convert it to the Google Earth .kmz format. This displayed fine in Google Earth once I had downloaded and installed it from

The result is a display of how much ground I have covered by running or kayaking during the weeks that I have been in Grimstad:

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