Wilderness Navigation is our nationally bestselling primer that serves as the official textbook for navigation courses taught by The Mountaineers and other outdoor education centers. It was born from the navigation chapter of Freedom, providing complete and expanded information on the topic. This new 3rd Edition is a major and complete update, and includes the following: ac Improved throughout for clarity, with chapter objectives presented at beginning of each chapter and summaries, askills checka mini-quizzes, and practice problems listed at the end ac Updated descriptions of presently-available maps, compasses, altimeters, and Global Positioning System (GPS) receivers ac Updated declination maps for the United States and the world ac Much-expanded GPS chapter, including the interfacing of the GPS receiver with the home computer, maximizing battery life, and using the GPS function in asmarta phones (and its limitations) ac Additional information on non-GPS navigational techniques ac Recommended websites, apps, and other sources of useful navigational information Some of these changes became apparent when the authors were researching GPS usage for their new book, Wilderness GPS. (Note: GPS information is included in abridged formait is not a substitute for the separate book.)Software Upgrade Once the GPS device is recognized by your home computer, it is possible that the device will need a ... If there is no paper usera#39;s manual, then you may have to download it from the internet. ... BrandSpecific Software The websites for the receivers (e.g., www.garmin.com, www.magellangps.com, ... usually have instructions for loading the brandspecific software onto your computer.
|Title||:||Wilderness Navigation 3rd Edition|
|Author||:||Bob Burns, Mike Burns|
|Publisher||:||Mountaineers Books - 2015-02-24|