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Using GPS

Conrad Dixon

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ISBN 10: 0713658355 / ISBN 13: 9780713658354
Published by Adlard Coles Nautical, 2001
Condition: Good Soft cover
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Title: Using GPS

Publisher: Adlard Coles Nautical

Publication Date: 2001

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Good

Edition: 3rd.

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Using GPS will help owners to get the best from their sets and make full use of the facilities available, whether simply position fixing and course setting, or interfacing with integrated navigation systems. Geoff Hales takes the reader through tricky sample passages which show how careful use of GPS can make the trip safer and quicker. The third edition includes: * advice on what to look for when buying a GPS set * how to achieve optimum accuracy and cope with signal interference * how to coax sulky hand-helds and starved" receivers back to life * how to use and interpret the data received, test it for accuracy and troubleshoot The following sets are covered in detail: Garmin GPS128 * Garmin GPSMAP 162 * MLR FX412 PRO. * Navman TRACKER500 and 500i * Navman TRACKER900 * Raytheon 300 GPS Plotter * SEIWA Oyster Plotter * Garmin GPS 12 * Lowrance GlobalMap 100 * Magellan 310 * Magellan 320 Using GPS will help users understand what their sets are capable of and will take them painlessly to the rich spread of data available at the press of a button, whether they have one of the eleven sets reviewed or another type."

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Conrad Dixon was a qualified yachtmaster and author of 13 books on nautical subjects, many of which were published by Adlard Coles Nautical. He died in 1999. Geoff Hales has sailed since he was a child and spent 27 years in the Royal Navy. He is a long-distance singlehanded racer and RYA Yachtmaster Examiner, Power and Sail.

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