GPS Traffic (was: Re: Rhode Island names and other odd naming conventions)

Larry Weil
Sat Apr 6 19:45:40 EDT 2013

On Apr 6, 2013, at 11:23 AM, John Francini <> wrote:

>   If you use a GPS device it needs a paid subscription to get traffic info.

Not true, at least for some GPS models.  My Garmin 1390LMT includes lifetime traffic, which supposedly comes with ads, but I have not seen any ads yet.  Since the data is sent by HD radio signals the range is limited, I get no traffic info beyond 495.

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