Happy New Year
to all members of the forum !
I know, I'm a little bit late - but I'm just coming back from some vacation,
where I did a lot of hiking (sometimes in deep snow).
On all of my tracks I had my GH-505 with me, just for recording the track
in a few situations also for track back. And it always did a good job !
Maybe next time, I should use a battery pack. This time, battery capacity
was enough for our tracks, even in rather cold temperatures (like -10 C).
And... one more estonishing thing: GPS fix was much better than that on my
(rather new) mobile phone. In the meantime I have accepted, that GH-505
needs 3-5 minutes for GPS fix and for a hiking tour of some hours it doesn't
really matter if the watch starts 3 or 5 minutes later.
But using a mobile phone with a included street map, what I wanted to use
to know the direction and the streets to follow, which sometimes needs 15
minutes to know its own position... this makes me angry.
And even wearing a thick coat and gloves, so that GH-505 normally couldn't
"see" the satellites, it never lost the GPS fix. Amazing !
On the other hand, my mobile phone: I had to carry it in my hand for having
GPS signals. Inside my coat, GPS was lost.
So - I was happy to have my GH-505 with me. And I have a personal wish for
the next year:
Last year wasn't very successfull for my running training. I had to suffer from
a lot of (small) problems. And I really hope, that 2011 will bring a little bit more
I wish all the best to everybody ! Many thanks to the GlobalSat Team.
Keep on working on your products as you did up to now. You are doing
a very good job !
Best regards, Hubert