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Basics of GPS Navigation for Beginners
September 27, 2014 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This course is designed for individuals with little or no experience using a GPS receiver. It will start by reviewing the essentials of Map and Compass which is an important part of GPS navigation. This is a course on GPS navigation in the backcountry for Hikers, Hunters, Paddlers, and others. We will cover Navigation Skills, Navigation Tools, finding Waypoints, planning a track and entering waypoints and tracks into your GPS, using UTM and Degree scales on USGS maps, and much more. This class is free and open to the public but space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please contact Jim at firstname.lastname@example.org with a subject of Map and Compass, or call 401-226-7714 to register. If you currently own a GPS, please bring it with you. A limited number of GPS devices will be available at the class. TheBasic Navigation Using Map and Compass or equivalent experience is suggested as a pre-requisite for this course.
Jim Cole, USFWS Volunteer
- September 27, 2014
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
- Event Category:
- Public Programs by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service