Chico's first web cam cache!
California State University, Chico is home of thousands
of students. It is also home of the
Meriam Library Web Cam. Located on campus,
the camera was originally a student project of Chris Ficken. The camera resides on the second floor
of the campus library and is aimed out to the area between the library and
Little Chico Creek.
The web cam can be viewed at:
The cam refreshes every five seconds, so you wont have to wait long to get your picture.
This cache will need to be done during daylight hours. At night, the reflection
from the window obscures the view.
To log a find for this cache, you are going to need help from someone with
You need to find the area outside the library where the cam is pointed and stand on or near that spot:
N 39° 43.707 W 121° 50.793
Now proudly raise your GPS over your head for the photo!
Don't worry...the student's are used to strange behavior!!
Next, your friend is going to have to log onto the cam's web page here and capture
a screen shot of you holding your GPSr over your head.
The pic needs to be taken of you outside with the library cam, not inside the library or with your own camera.
IMAGE CAPTURE INSTRUCTIONS:
1. Hit the Print Screen key.
2. Paste into graphic program like Paintbrush, and save.
Now you can log your find and post the picture as proof...it's that easy!
Remember, the photo has to be a shot of you outside
of the library camera holding up your GPS over your head :)
To keep things fair, posts without the proper photo will be deleted
(the pose is a requirement for by Groundspeak for cache approval...I am required to enforceme it to keep the cache published. Thanks for understanding!).
Have fun! Extra points awarded for originality and creativity!
Signs must be BIG to be legible.
Way to go cacheupnmustard for being FTF!
Ed & Julie
(with special thanks to ka6aru (Jim) for the assistance)