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  • Paperback: 408 pages
  • Publisher: John Wiley & Sons; 2nd edition (10 Oct. 2008)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0470156236
  • ISBN-13: 978-0470156230
  • Product Dimensions: 18.5 x 2.5 x 23.1 cm
  • Average Customer Review: 3.9 out of 5 stars 7 customer reviews
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 950,872 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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You are here. Read on to see how to use GPS to get where you′re going!

Got a GPS unit? Planning to buy one? Here′s how to get all the benefits from that handy device. Most GPS receivers do much more than their owners realize. This book covers the basics (waypoints, tracks, coordinate systems) but also tells you all about using digital maps and Web–hosted mapping services, so you can venture forth with confidence.

  • Get the latest up–to–date information on the capabilities of popular handheld and automotive Global Positioning Systems

  • Make sense of maps learn more about how to read a map and how to get more from the free maps available online

  • A little technology discover a bit about GPS technology and understand its capabilities and limitations

  • What to look for when choosing the right GPS receiver for you

  • Compute this find out about digital mapping software and how to interface your GPS receiver with your computer

  • Where am I? understand what can affect your GPS reading and how accurate it will be

  • Get me there find your way around with Street Atlas USA®, TopoFusion, Google Earth, and other tools

  • On and off–road explore topographical maps, aerial imagery, and the sport of geocaching

  • GPS at sea navigate the waters using your GPS with fish finders and nautical charts

Open the book and find:

  • The difference between smart and static maps

  • What a Geographic Information System is

  • How to work with map coordinate systems

  • How satellites and radio systems make GPS work

  • What GPS features you need for different activities

  • Why a cell phone with GPS capability isn′t the same as a GPS unit

  • How to compare mapping software

  • What you need to start geocaching

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