Getting to Grips with GPS: Mastering the Skills of GPS Navigation and Digital Mapping by Peter Judd

Getting to Grips with GPS: Mastering the Skills of GPS Navigation and Digital Mapping by Peter Judd

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Helps the user learn how to use GPS navigation and digital mapping. The main body of this book addresses GPS receivers, digital mapping, how the two work together and introduces the main players. Tips, tasks and 'check your learning' sections are designed to encourage practical use.

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This is an easy-to-read and comprehensive guide for users of GPS receivers and digital mapping. GPS navigation and digital mapping is the new 'map and compass'. This practical guide holds the hand of the user, while they learn how to use this new technology. The tips, tasks and 'check your learning' boxes are designed to make this process as easy as possible - even fun. The chapters include: Using your GPS Abroad; Making Your GPS Fun with information about geocaching and geotrailing; a Shopper's Checklist; and Glossary. The main body of the book addresses GPS receivers, digital mapping, how the two work together and introduces the main players. Unique Garmin and Magellan-based screen-grabs illustrate how to use a receiver - from setting defaults to creating waypoints and planning routes. Technology issues are explained using easy-to-understand language. Tips, tasks and 'check your learning' sections are designed to encourage practical use.

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SKU GOR002922451
Title Getting to Grips with GPS: Mastering the Skills of GPS Navigation and Digital Mapping
Author By (author) Peter Judd
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Cordee
Year Published 2006
Number of Pages 176
ISBN 10 1904207383
ISBN 13 9781904207382
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Description

Details

This is an easy-to-read and comprehensive guide for users of GPS receivers and digital mapping. GPS navigation and digital mapping is the new 'map and compass'. This practical guide holds the hand of the user, while they learn how to use this new technology. The tips, tasks and 'check your learning' boxes are designed to make this process as easy as possible - even fun. The chapters include: Using your GPS Abroad; Making Your GPS Fun with information about geocaching and geotrailing; a Shopper's Checklist; and Glossary. The main body of the book addresses GPS receivers, digital mapping, how the two work together and introduces the main players. Unique Garmin and Magellan-based screen-grabs illustrate how to use a receiver - from setting defaults to creating waypoints and planning routes. Technology issues are explained using easy-to-understand language. Tips, tasks and 'check your learning' sections are designed to encourage practical use.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR002922451
Title Getting to Grips with GPS: Mastering the Skills of GPS Navigation and Digital Mapping
Author By (author) Peter Judd
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Paperback
Publisher Cordee
Year Published 2006
Number of Pages 176
ISBN 10 1904207383
ISBN 13 9781904207382
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.