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Using GPS

posted Feb 14, 2013, 12:38 PM by   [ updated Feb 14, 2013, 3:16 PM ]
Using GPS which starts on 6 APR 2013 at 2:30 PM
Millburn Public Library
200 Glen Ave, Millburn, NJ

Your cost is $40.00


Additional Notes

This course meets one Saturday - April 6 (from 2:30PM to 4:30 PM)  Register on line or by phone. NO IN PERSON REGISTRATION.

Contact: Maureen F. Medure
Phone: 973-292-1275

GPS has become a common tool for navigation. However using GPS on the water is distinctly different from a moving map display in your car. This seminar explains the principles of waypoint navigation which you will use. It then shows you how to relate the GPS to your charts which provide essential information about what is around you.

The seminar also shows you how to operate your GPS – what the buttons do, what the screens show, and how to access the functions you need. A handheld GPS is used as the demonstration model, but all GPS receivers function similarly. By the time you have completed the seminar, you will be able to store waypoints into your GPS, activate them for navigation, and use GPS to keep you on a safe, pre-qualified course of your choosing. You’ll also get some tips for choosing a GPS if you don’t currently own one. You will get a copy of the waterproof McGraw-Hill Captain’s Quick Guide Using GPSto take aboard to remind you of the steps, or to show another of your crew how to use your GPS.