Hacking GPS

Hacking GPS

by Kathie Kingsley-Hughes

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780764584244
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/07/2005
Series: ExtremeTech Series , #14
Pages: 358
Product dimensions: 7.56(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.83(d)

About the Author

Kathie Kingsley-Hughes has authored several technical/programming books and contributes regularly to a variety of forums on GPS and other high-tech outdoor devices. A zealous hiker, backpacker, and geocacher, she is rarely seen without her GPS (and usually a digital camera, spare batteries, sleeping bag, and similar survival gear!)

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments.

Introduction.

Part I: Hardware Hacks.

Chapter 1: GPS Secrets.

Chapter 2: Building GPS Data Cables and Power Cords.

Chapter 3: Power Hacks.

Chapter 4: Antenna Hacks.

Chapter 5: Protecting Your GPS.

Part II: Software Hacks.

Chapter 6: Hacking the Firmware.

Chapter 7: Making Connections.

Part III: Data Hacking.

Chapter 8: GPS Data.

Chapter 9: Examining the Data.

Chapter 10: More Data Tricks.

Part IV: Playtime.

Chapter 11: Hacking Geocaching.

Chapter 12: GPS Games.

Appendix A: GPS Primer.

Appendix B:Websites/Internet Resources.

Glossary.

Index.

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