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Geocache proximity alarm not consistent
July 8, 2011
4:18 am
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phild31
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The geocache proximity alarm is for the geocache you are on a Go-To route to.
I don't normally use it so I just went out and tried it on my cache that's 350 feet from my house.
When I'm on a route to another cache I get no alarm no matter how close I am to my cache.
When I have no route selected I get no alarm walking right up to my cache.
When I set a route (go-to) my cache the alarm sounds when I get to the distance set (50 feet)

When in trouble or in doubt, run in circles, scream and shout
July 8, 2011
3:07 am
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It looks like the geocache alarm does not work reliably when driving at highway speed or rural road speed. I set the geocache alarm to .25 miles to pick up any caches near the drive. I can open the geocache screen and see that a number of caches are closer then .25 miles but the alarm does not sound. I have noticed that if I am driving slower (especially when arriving to a parking spot near a cache) the alarm works. There is definitely a problem and it might be related to speed of travel.

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