[TangoGPS] POI coordinates as WGS84 deg and min

Stefan Fröbe frobiac at googlemail.com
Thu Jul 9 08:30:49 CEST 2009

AFAIK, tangogps should accept the other formats happily if you enter them
correctly, I do not know if it works in all input fields, though. For
geocaching ( which is the main use of my Freerunner ) I added a bunch of
extras to tangogps waiting to be included - if you're interested, check


Feel free to contact me with any specific questions,


On Wed, Jul 8, 2009 at 11:55 PM, Marcel <tanuva at googlemail.com> wrote:

> Hello,
> I'm using TGPS for geocaching. The coordinates always get listed as f.e.
> N 55° 33.218 E 008° 08.493 (WGS84 degrees and minutes)
> If I have to "build" the coordinates for the cache's second "stage" by
> hand, I only get these coordinates as reference, but TGPS needs WGS84
> Decimal Degrees as POI coordinates.
> As a feature wish: Could someone please make TGPS understand degrees and
> minutes? :)
> --
> Marcel (who hasn't even understood how to convert the two formats in an
> own program yet.... :/ )
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