GPS Made Easy: Using Global Positioning Systems in the Outdoors by Lawrence Letham
This latest, revised edition of GPS Made Easy reflects the increased accuracy provided by WAAS, EGNOS, MSAS and NDGPS coverage. It also addresses the use of GPS with the newest available technology, such as downloadable maps, computers, cell phones, 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, step-by-step examples of GPS use in hiking, sailing, skiing, kayaking, using a vehicle GPS receiver, practical examples using the UTM and Latitude/Longitude grids, explanation of UPS, OSGB, MGRS and Maidenhead grids.