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A weekly feature with ChrisOfTheNorthWest and DarrylW4 discussing topics of interest to Geocachers and Technology Enthusiasts

A weekly feature with ChrisOfTheNorthWest and DarrylW4 discussing topics of interest to Geocachers and Technology Enthusiasts
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A weekly feature with ChrisOfTheNorthWest and DarrylW4 discussing topics of interest to Geocachers and Technology Enthusiasts

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English


Episodes

GGH 359: GPSR vs. Smartphone II

11/15/2018
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Limax, ChrisOfTheNorthWest, and DarrylW4 talk about the differences between GPSRs and smartphones for Geocaching on the three hundred fifty-ninth edition of the GeoGearHeads. Oh Beep! started off the show with a message on his desire to go back to a cheaper device for Geocaching. The live video session from this Hangout On Air can be found on YouTube. Subscribe to the feed: Apple Podcasts RSS Stitcher Email: GeoGearHeads@CacheAManiacs.com

Duration:01:03:15

GGH 358: Randomize LXXV

11/8/2018
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There's a pile of feedback on this, the three hundred fifty-eighth edition of the GeoGearHeads. ChrisOfTheNorthWest and DarrylW4 started with the Apple Podcasts Review by hidegoseek. DuneBuddy shared the NPR story about Todd Bol (the creator of the first little library). Next was some more about the great things done at Going Caching 2018 from bloodycool. JRandJuju shared the handy POI Factory site. Next was the e-mail from kuzminchmelev wondering about a Geocaching World Championship....

Duration:00:45:18

GGH 357: Hosting Events I

11/1/2018
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For the three hundred fifty-seventh edition of the GeoGearHeads Princess Trouble joins ChrisOfTheNorthWest and DarrylW4 to talk about hosting geocaching events. It's a timely discussion with the new Social Butterfly Promo. A couple of useful links Geocaching.com are "Guide to Hosting Event Caches" and "Geocache Hiding Guidelines." The live video session from this Hangout On Air can be found on YouTube. Subscribe to the feed: Apple Podcasts RSS Stitcher Email: GeoGearHeads@CacheAManiacs.com

Duration:00:54:09

GGH 356: Earthcaches III

10/25/2018
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For the three hundred fifty-sixth edition of the GeoGearHeads LANMonkey and ChrisOfTheNorthWest talk about Earthcaches. The live video session from this Hangout On Air can be found on YouTube. Subscribe to the feed: Apple Podcasts RSS Stitcher Email: GeoGearHeads@CacheAManiacs.com

Duration:00:57:59

GGH 355: Geotours I

10/18/2018
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For the three hundred fifty-fifth edition of the GeoGearHeads Lookout Lisa and kidvegas19 (of Cache Advance and Compass Creek Designs) talk about Geotours and Geotrails. Limax shared his opinions on GPSRs for Cachesaurous from last week's show. The live video session from this Hangout On Air can be found on YouTube. Subscribe to the feed: Apple Podcasts RSS Stitcher Email: GeoGearHeads@CacheAManiacs.com

GGH 354: Randomize LXXIV

10/11/2018
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ChrisOfTheNorthWest and DarrylW4 fly solo with several topics for the three hundred fifty-fourth edition of the GeoGearHeads. First up was an apology from Darryl to DuneBuddy and Wet_Coaster for getting their caching names confused. Then Cachesaurous wanted opinions on whether it was worth upgrading his GPSR. AnspireCrew wanted to know how Chris and Darryl plan their caching days. Next was info about the current Caching Connoisseur promotion followed by a reminder for International...

Duration:00:48:25

GGH 353: Trackable Partnerships II

10/4/2018
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Mamabear and Shmellis return for the three hundred fifty-third edition of the GeoGearHeads to talk about the trackable promotions. Check out the "Partner with us" page for info about creating a trackable promotion and the "Brand Promotions" for the active and past trackable promotions. We also heard from Diamond Head and Wet_Coaster about last week's show on Power Trails. The live video session from this Hangout On Air can be found on YouTube. Subscribe to the feed: Apple Podcasts RSS...

Duration:00:47:50

GGH 352: Power Trails I

9/27/2018
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For the three hundred fifty-second edition of the GeoGearHeads scottberks and shortyknits (who are also bringing the "Geocaching Podcast" back to its roots as a call-in show – YouTube & Facebook) join ChrisOfTheNorthWest and DarrylW4 for a discussion about Geocaching Power Trails. Wet_Coaster kicked off the discussion by asking what a Power Trail is and referencing the The Kings Power Trail. Korsgat also e-mailed with a little about their technique doing 741 caches in a day. The live video...

Duration:00:52:41

GGH 351: Randomize LXXIII

9/20/2018
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DarrylW4 and LANMonkey go through a pile of feedback for the three hundred fifty-first edition of the GeoGearHeads. Sir_Tom asked about Letterbox Hybrid Geocaches. JerseyEric sent a follow-up to his e-mail discussed on the last Randomize show. Wet_Coaster wanted opinions about changing the difficulty and terrain ratings and caches not handicap accessible. On the GPSR front, Sir_Tom is looking into options while DuneBuddy noticed the release of the new GPSMAP 66st and GPSMAP 66s shortly after...

Duration:00:55:01

GGH 350: AR Experiment

9/13/2018
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For the three hundred fiftieth edition of the GeoGearHeads nykkole from GCHQ talks about the Augmented Reality Geocaching Experiment. The three apps permitted during this trial are; HP Reveal (Android or iOS) Metaverse (Android or iOS) TaleBlazer (Android or iOS) The live video session from this Hangout On Air can be found on YouTube. Subscribe to the feed: Apple Podcasts RSS Stitcher Email: GeoGearHeads@CacheAManiacs.com

Duration:00:41:51

GGH 349: Going Caching 2018

9/6/2018
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The Waysiders are back for the three hundred forty-ninth edition of the GeoGearHeads to talk about Going Caching 2018. This is a series of 7 events in all (6 events plus the mega-event); "WE'RE HERE! Poltergeist Package Pick-up" (GC7NKFD) "The Haunting of Clock Tower Hill Flash Mob" (GC7NKFH) "G.H.O.S.T Challenge Coffee Kick-off" (GC7NKFJ) "Prof. Geist's 100% True Tales of the Paranorma" (GC7NKFK) "Going Caching 2018" (GC7EXV6) "The Haunted Costume Ball: A Ghostly Gala" (GC7NKFM) "Donuts and...

Duration:00:56:30

GGH 348: cachetur.no III

8/30/2018
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For the three hundred forty-eighth edition of the GeoGearHeads rragan is back to take on the rest of the cachetur.no list they didn't get through in episode 342. The live video session from this Hangout On Air can be found on YouTube. Subscribe to the feed: Apple Podcasts RSS Stitcher Email: GeoGearHeads@CacheAManiacs.com

Duration:00:43:19

GGH 347: Geodogs I

8/23/2018
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We talked about taking your dog geocaching for the three hundred forty-seventh edition of the GeoGearHeads. gsmX2 (of scottinojaivideos) with Bella-Geo and Stardustzzz (of JamieLP3) with Percy join DarrylW4 to talk about their dogs who aren't really geocachers (more like hiking companions). Each of the dogs are trackable too; Bella-Geo Trackable Page Percy - The Trackable Dog Fozzy Noodle They also mentioned some interesting accessories for caching dogs: H2O4K9 Dog Water Bottle and Travel...

Duration:00:49:58

GGH 346: Randomize LXXII

8/17/2018
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For the three hundred forty-sixth edition of the GeoGearHeads ChrisOfTheNorthWest and DarrylW4 are running through a bunch of feedback from fellow GeoGearHeads. Gene_Hunter shared that her daughter found the dive Earthcache "Karpata" (GC2Q84K). Then Sir_Tom had a couple more questions about trackables and power trails. KoonandBud wanted some opinions on issues regarding Geoart. JerseyEric needs some help with GPX track files and web-based tools. But JRandJuju found an interesting paint which...

Duration:00:49:46

GGH 345: Scubacaching II

8/9/2018
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Merlin1392 returns to talk about divecaching for the three hundred forty-fifth edition of the GeoGearHeads. Some of the divecaches he's hidden are "The Blind Squirrel" (GC6MZ37), "Neptune's Quest" (GC62ZK6), "Drunken Sailor" (GC6MZ42), and "Finding Nemo - Dori's Tale" (GC4P8MP). Those interested in connecting with other Divecachers might want to try Scubaboard. Chris spotted the "Geothermal SCUBA" (GC3DP13) at the end of the show as an example of an Earthcache which requires diving. The live...

Duration:00:57:28

GGH 344: Road Caching XV

8/2/2018
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For the three hundred forty-fourth edition of the GeoGearHeads Seemyshell shares his journey across the USA (and into Canada) around the Gigastock. You can find more about the Escape Campervan in his YouTube review. He used Cachly and Wikicamps apps primarily on the trip. Why in the states he placed "Spring into Thermopolis" (GC7TGVE). He's looking forward to "OZGeomuster 2019 The Gong" (GC7N7ZC) happening near his home next year. The live video session from this Hangout On Air can be found...

Duration:00:52:13

GGH 343: Randomize LXXI

7/26/2018
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ChrisOfTheNorthWest and DarrylW4 cover a pile of topics for the three hundred forty-third edition of the GeoGearHeads. The next Geocaching souvenir is for International Geocaching Day – August 18th. gsmX2 e-mailed about some changes he made to the Geocaching program after his appearance on GGH 340. Sir_Tom contacted us about several things, and he might want to go back to episodes "GGH 246: GPSR v. Smartphone I – Take 2," "GGH 091: Halloween Events I," and "GGH 057: Tech for Event Support I"...

Duration:00:46:45

GGH 342: cachetur.no II

7/19/2018
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We get a pile of tips on cachetur.no from platoaddict and rragan for the three hundred forty-second edition of the GeoGearHeads. The big news though is the release of the apps for Android and iOS. They also talked about the Help Center, Community, Facebook Group, and Slack Channel for support. There's too to read a GPX and show list of GC. Also, install the Cachetur Assistant on the desktop and Bookmarklets on mobile for more functionality with Geocaching.com and Project-GC. There's also a...

Duration:00:48:18

GGH 341: Friendships I

7/12/2018
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Cowboy Bebop and lobotomy steal the show for a conversation about friendships they've made through geocaching on the three hundred forty-first edition of the GeoGearHeads. Check out their "Unpacking the Power of Power Pack" podcast, and their Twitter and Facebook accounts. We also heard from cachersanonymous that they're still going strong and have an event coming up later this month. We also received an Apple Podcasts review from Turrell2. The live video session from this Hangout On Air can...

Duration:01:10:15

GGH 340: Conversions I

7/5/2018
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For the three hundred fortieth edition of the GeoGearHeads gsmX2 (of scottinojaivideos) talks about getting Geocachers started. He's a guide at the Ojai Valley Inn and Spa. The live video session from this Hangout On Air can be found on YouTube. Subscribe to the feed: Apple Podcasts RSS Stitcher Email: GeoGearHeads@CacheAManiacs.com

Duration:00:54:29