GPS and iPhone uses decimal degrees:

http://www.seroundtable.com/archives/019163.html

Use negative values for western/southern hemispheres.

Works fine for me.
-Alan



On Fri, Oct 15, 2010 at 1:27 PM, ~Me <ctr...@gmail.com> wrote:
> For Android, the best program I have found is called GPS Essentials and can
> be found in the market. (its a blue background icon with a black satellite
> in the middle.)  There is also a program called Geocaching Tools that will
> convert Lat. Long. DMS <-> UTM which could be useful.
> For Blackberry, there is a program called Blackstar Navigation
> (http://www.blackstarnavigation.com/) and is available in the BB app store.
> If someone with an iPhone has a suggestion that would be great, or any other
> "smart" device with a GPS.
> If you plan on bringing a handheld GPS, the Telemtrum outputs the
> coordinates in a degrees with decimal minutes format (N dd° mm.mmm') if you
> want to pre-configure the device to take the proper formatted way points.
> I would like to try something new this launch for recovery.  As many people
> as possible/want to, provide me with their cell phone numbers so I can send
> everyone a text with all of the formats of the LZ so any device or program
> can get you there.  This should also help keep the parade on the same
> fairgrounds so to speak.
> Thanks,
> ~Casey
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