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Yes, or he=E2=80=99d return home without the car by bus or foot and inform
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my mum,
who would call me for help...

Mark

On Sat, 25 May 2019 at 15:12, andywhitfield2002@xxxxxxx [ukha_d] <
ukha_d@xxxxxxx> wrote:

>
>
>
> Presumably your Dad isn't very good with mobile phone apps, etc.
> So what you mean is, he would phone you up and you would look at an
app o=
n
> your phone and tell him where his car is?
>
> I'm also looking for a GPS device though for a different reason.
> I go metal detecting and have thought a GPS device would be great for
> logging the exact location of my finds.
> I have a tracking app on my mobile but in the middle of a muddy field
> isn't great to get the phone out and go through umpteen menus on a
touch
> screen trying to record the location of each of my finds.  Phone gets
> rather muddy for a start!
> So I'm looking for a GPS device that has a load of buttons (no faffing
> through menus in the field).  Where I can press the approp button to
reco=
rd
> the location for each type of find.  EG button A for medieval silver
coin=
s,
> button B for say Roman coins, button C for modern coins, etc, etc.
> The idea being the GPS device can be in a transparent bag to keep it
clea=
n
> and press the buttons through the bag.  And then I can download the
GPS
> data on my laptop or phone, etc.
>
> Anyone know of such a device?
> Regards
> Andy
>
>
> ---In ukha_d@xxxxxxx, <mark.mahabir@...> wrote :
>
>
> Unfortunately, my Dad is getting a bit forgetful in his old age and
often
> forgetting where he has parked the car.
>
> Can anyone recommend a reasonably-priced simple GPS tracker that I can
> place in his car and track its location via web browser or app?
>
> Thanks
>
> Mark
>
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<p><br>Presumably your Dad isn&#39;t very good with mobile
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metal d=
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exact=
location of my finds.<br>I have a tracking app on my mobile but in
the mid=
dle of a muddy field isn&#39;t great to get the phone out and go
through um=
pteen menus on a touch screen trying to record the location of each of my
f=
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each type of find.=C2=A0 EG button A for medieval silver coins, button B
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being t=
he GPS device can be in a transparent bag to keep it clean and press the
bu=
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lap=
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