Meshtastic is an open source project to create on off-grid mesh packet communicator. If GaiaGPS could make use of Meshtastic or LoRa in general to provide buddy tracking that would be an amazing feature for me.
I love GaiaGPS for snowmobiling, mountain biking, and offroading. Layering in avalanche risk with timber harvests and land boundaries is extremely useful. What would truly make it a killer app for me would be if it supported Buddy Tracking/Group Ride in some way, which does make Polaris' Ride Command a feature that straight up sells snowmobiles for them.
An example of something like this that has already been done is an open source plugin that forwards Meshtastic GPS data to Android Team Awareness Kit. Unfortunately for me ATAK's mapping and layering isn't as convenient or good as GaiaGPS.
If a plugin system existed I'd gladly work on adding this functionality myself, but in its absence here's a feature request for you to add it.
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