[GRASS-user] Making and Uploading Maps for Garmin Etrex Legend GPS

John C. Tull john.tull at wildnevada.org
Thu Aug 7 12:57:15 EDT 2008

I've used gpsbabel for moving points, tracks, and routes to/from a  
Garmin GPSV.



On Aug 7, 2008, at 5:17 AM, John Stevenson wrote:

> I have digitised some points, roads and a lake in GRASS and would  
> like to be able to upload them onto my Garmin Etrex Legend.
> I have been able to use v.out.ogr format=kml to output the points,  
> and can upload them to the GPS with gpsbabel.
> However, I would like the roads and the lake to be loaded into the  
> built-in maps.  I read a post on the GRASS mailing list archive that  
> mentioned cGPSmapper, but it seems like this only works with ESRI  
> shape files (v.out.ogr again) if you have one of the paid-for  
> versions.
> Is there any open source software that can do this?  Can GRASS  
> export in a format that can be more easily converted to be  
> compatible with the GPS?
> Thanks
> John
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