GPS Made Easy

GPS Made Easy

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by Lawrence Letham
     
 

This latest edition of GPS Made Easy reflects the increased accuracy provided by WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS, and NDGPS coverage. It also addresses GPS usage with the newest available technology, such as downloadable maps, computers, PDAs, and Pocket PCs with GPS receivers. You'll find the latest information about the status of national GPS systems and the emergence of GPS

Overview

This latest edition of GPS Made Easy reflects the increased accuracy provided by WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS, and NDGPS coverage. It also addresses GPS usage with the newest available technology, such as downloadable maps, computers, PDAs, and Pocket PCs with GPS receivers. You'll find the latest information about the status of national GPS systems and the emergence of GPS and dead-reckoning technology. GPS Made Easy tells you all you need to know about using hand-held GPS receivers for accurate navigation in the outdoors, including: common features of GPS receivers, using a GPS receiver with electronic and paper maps, practical examples using the UTM and latitude/longitude grids, using a vehicle GPS receiver, explanation of UPS, OSGB, MGRS, and Maidenhead grids.

About the Author:
Lawrence Letham, a registered patent attorney, electrical engineer, and outdoor enthusiast, has long been fascinated by maps and the art of navigation. Bioengineer and medical student

About the Author:
Alex Letham mountain bikes, hikes, kayaks, and snowboards regularly. Both live in Arizona and love their GPS receivers

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780898868234
Publisher:
Mountaineers Books, The
Publication date:
10/15/2003
Edition description:
Older Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
5.38(w) x 8.60(h) x 0.45(d)

Meet the Author

Lawrence Letham, an electrical engineer, is an avid hiker and camper long fascinated by maps and the art of navigation. He lives in Arizona.

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