Called in for a mark-out on a job last week, they asked if i had a GPS location, it appears a lot of contractors are using the GPS to mark dig locations. There is one that comes with the cell phone, I think it is $290 for the cell with GPS.
Short circuit.. I use a garmin street Pilot. I honestly think it was the best purchase I made. It takes all the guess work out of finding address's.I think I spent around $500.00. It is definitly not cheap but it pays for itself in the amount of time & gas you save not getting lost traveling from job to job. ToHo
There are several options available for PDA’s which will save you some money if you already have a PDA. Even if you don’t have a PDA purchasing one along with a GPS receiver and software will give you a nice package that can be used for other things. TomTom has a very well rated Bluetooth GPS device and software package for Palm and Pocket PC’s. http://www.tomtom.com
[This message has been edited by caselec (edited 04-15-2005).]