> If I am travelling, and therefore away from my computer, and should have
> to do a hard reset of my Tungsten T5 - I would lose everything important
> such as contacts, calendar, tasks, memos.
> So my question is this: Is it possible to back up the program memory to an
> external SD card? - and to recover my data in program memory from the SD
> card after a hard reset?
Definitely. I was in a similar situation where I could not HotSync the data
often enough. I downloaded the free program named RedFelineBackup
(http://www.redfelineninja.org.uk) and I could finally sleep at night.
BackupBuddy is a commercial equivalent (if you don't mind the expense).