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Blackberry GPS App?

I have a Blackberry that I just got a bluetooth GPS antenna for. I would like to use it as a replacement for my old Magellan 310 as it just doesn't have much life left in it. I really only use a GPS for speed logging since I do most of my navigation by pilotage.

The problem is that I can't find an application that will allow me to use the GPS antenna for simple navigation functions, (lat/lon, bearing, vmg, sog, etc.)
I know that its got to be out there. Hopefully some of you more techno-savvy sailors can help me out. Thanks!
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It would help if you said which model blackberry you have, as not all software will work on every model. I'd suggest you look at here.
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It is a Blackberry 8220 Pearl flip.
The " Spot " software on the link above looks like what I'm looking for.
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