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Weekly OpenStreetMap Roundup

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Did you know that there is a weekly roundup of OpenStreetMap® news? Now you know.

http://www.weeklyosm.eu/

The Weekly OSM is published in many languages. Have a look and send them information that you think should be published.

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Do you have an OpenStreetMap news item that the weekly OpenStreetMap news team should know about? Tell them, blog@openstreetmap.de

On-ramp to successful communities

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OpenStreetMap is a community of many successful communities. The community and communities are a core strength of OpenStreetMap and so building a successful community is never complete. Jono Bacon breaks refines a method of community improvement to four simple steps in one elegant image.Jono's tweet Jono's on-ramp image makes for delightful application to the OpenStreetMap context.

Explore new territory with a GPS for OpenStreetMap

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A handhed GPSr device
Adding information about your neighbourhood to OpenStreetMap can be relatively simple when there is local data to use as landmarks. Sometimes you want to explore terra incognita and add data for which there is no local reference for dead reckoning. This tutorial takes a first look at using a GPS receiver to collect a track file for use as a reference when adding information to OpenStreetMap.

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