GPS & Computer Mapping
At Barnabus Communications we have found GPS an invaluable tool. Its from our own experience we have built up knowledge on equipment and software. If you require accurate measuring of location, Navigation on and off road, we can recommend the unit to suit your needs and budget. But more than just recommendation we can show you the popular units and unlike mail order we can show you the advantages of specific products.
For "onroad" navigation Mapsource from Garmin
Trip and waypoint management functions
Detailed maps of major metropolitan areas in 6 regions in Western Europe.
Detailed maps containing motorways, national and regional thoroughfares and local roads with attributes such as turn restrictions, speed categories and other navigation features.
Points of interest such as food and drink, lodging, border crossings, petrol stations, hospitals and more.
Software that automatically creates point-to-point routes in Mapsource and all map display Garmin GPS units including GPSV, NavTalk GSM Phone and iQue.
Coverage for Europe is divided into 6 regions.
For "offroad"or topographic information FUGAWI UK maps make available the OS 1:50,000 Landranger Series on your PDA.
The Garmin iQue & Mapsource are Great on road, and when topographic or more detailed information is required the combination of iQue & Fugawi UK are unbeatable.
Unlike other units the iQue has a built in GPS, no need for a bulky jacket or external antenna. This is a full featured PDA and GPS in one very slim package. Using the Palm Operating System there is no shortage of software. The use of memory cards gives unlimited capacity for maps & data storage.
Its so good I use one myself - Simon
Fugawi also supply marine charts in a compatible format
Similar to the Fugawi Software, with extensive GPS, route, track & waypoint support. The GPS can be connected and location can be displayed in realtime on the map. the programme has excellent search facilities.
The whole of the 1:50,000 Landranger Series is now available on C.D. You can purchase areas like Wales, South Coast, Scotland. Alternatively coverage of the whole UK is available as North & Scotland or South of England & Wales.
Contact us if you want to know more about equipment and software, on our links page you will find links to most of the products featured.
GPS Units from Garmin
GPS Repeaters extending coverage
To find out about other "Communication Answers" click on any of the links below
Hire, Sales & Service PMR two way radio equipment
Wireless Networking & mobile data
Extending networks, fully portable wireless networking
Elmeg ISDN PABX systems & switches
GSM Gateways & phones
Theatre Sound & Communication
Audio Tecnica radio mics, Techpro Cable Comms, Icom two way radio
Links to sites of interest
Return to Index page
Barnabus Communications, Egley Road, Mayford, Woking, Surrey GU22 0NQ
Telephone 01483 765005 Fax 01483 765116