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de Dieser Benutzer spricht Deutsch als Muttersprache.
en-2 This user is able to contribute with an intermediate level of English.

This user uses or has experience with a Garmin GPSmap 60CSx and is willing to answer questions on it from OSM users.

OSM Logo This user submits data to OpenStreetMap under the name

About me


  • I'm living in Kanzlerfeld - Braunschweig - Germany - Europe.
  • I'm born in 1971.
  • I'm an graduate engineer for computer science (Dipl.-Ing. Technische Informatik).



  • I'm a user of the outdoor GPS Garmin GPSMap 60CSx (see
  • I use the Garmin GPSMap 60CSx mainly for mountain biking and hiking.
  • See OSM_Map_On_Garmin for more information on the device with OSM

My OSM stuff

I've implemented the tool 'CompletenessCheck'. It's to check if all street names of a *.txt list are included in the OSM map. It is described here (only german).

Interesting OSM stuff

Pages I visit from time to time


Map checkup


OSM-Wikis and info pages

Videos for OSM beginners

Here are some really informative videos for OSM beginners from User:SteveC which helped me a lot:


General reading

More specific reading

  • Editing - a comprehensive guide to editing.
  • Tagging - how to tag map data, for example specify a road name, road type or public right of way.
  • Map Features - Again! Your reference to all the different tagging available.
  • JosmFuerEinsteiger


What I want to do in OSM

See User:Mathias71/ToDo.

My personal memos

See User:Mathias71/Memo.