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Anyone using a GPS device to track running or cycling is best to use Sport Tracks. It's a cracking piece of free software. I use it instead of Garmin Training Centre which came with my new Forerunner 305.
Can this device display location in other coordinate systems and map datums, such as Ordnance Survey? Not doing so will limit it's usefulness for hiking etc IMHO.
Unfortunately, it's only latitude, longitude and elevation. So, yes, it will have hiking limitations.
It only uses Lat/Long and WGS84 I'm afraid, which therefore limits its use to speed/distance calculations, and if no good for hiking. For hiking Garmin units are far better, which offer much more functionality for the same price. I often have to use obscure grid and map datum combinations when working/hiking abroad (usually involves lots of GR logging) as I still need to use the old fashioned map/compass method and find them to be more accurate than other units when I need to locate to within 10m on a large scale map and triangulation is difficult for whatever reason. Signal is a problem with many a GPS unit I have tried and the price of the unit does not seem to reflect an increase in performance in that respect; expensive units usually just come with bloated software and pre-installed maps which for me is useless.
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