Tag Archive: Chirp

Opencaching.com Also Adds New Features

Probably overshadowed by the release of Groundspeak’s Geocaching Challenges are the site updates that Garmin’s OpenCaching.com has released. The updates are interesting additions to the OpenCaching.com site with one update in particular appearing to head in the opposite direction to Groundspeak’s update. Garmin has added new functionality to its handheld units by adding ‘Verify a …

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Caching Up With …

In this occasional series, It’s Not About The Numbers asks geocachers to find themselves, rather than a hidden container. Today’s victim is Robert Harwell, of North Carolina – the winner of our second Garmin chirp giveaway as chosen by our blog readers. Robert Harwell Age: 38 Location: North Carolina, USA Occupation: Founder of webstore GeoSurvival …

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Feeling Chirpy? Read The Fine Print

A chirp a day keeps Groundspeak away? Perhaps that’s the hope of Garmin’s Opencaching.com team, with today’s announcement that it will be giving away one chirp wireless beacon every day for the next few months. To enter its ‘Chirp-a-Day’ sweepstakes, American cachers – that’s right no foreigners allowed – must publish an approved cache at OC.com before …

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Poll position: your winner

You voted, and voted and voted … And the result of It’s Not About The Numbers’ readers’ choice poll was a landslide victory for American Robert Harwell (GC name: harwell5), of North Carolina. Congratulations Robert, your new Garmin chirp is in the mail. Two weeks ago Harwell, who helps runs the Greater Charlotte Geocaching Club, …

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A Tweet For You

Want to feather your geo-nest with a brand-new Garmin chirp? It’s Not About The Numbers is giving one of the GPSr manufacturer’s wireless beacons to a lucky reader for Christmas. To enter, submit a photo or video that shows us why it’s not all about the numbers for you before noon on December 31st (NZ …

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Garmin – revenues are down; Opencaching.com – a new logo is up

opencaching.com logo

When I checked out opencaching.com yesterday all that appeared was a blank index page with no links. Having noticed a few comments that it was seemingly operational the previous day (or at least visible) I returned today to take a look. The blank screen has been replaced with the following logo: No links exist but …

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