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GPS Made Easy
Using Global Positioning Systems in the Outdoors
By (author): Lawrence Letham By (author): Alex Letham

ISBN:

9781897522059

Product Form:

Paperback

Form detail:

Trade
Paperback , Trade
English

Audience:

General/trade
May 21, 2008
$19.95 CAD
Active

Dimensions:

8.5in x 5.5 x 0.44 in | 260 gr

Page Count:

200 pages
RMB | Rocky Mountain Books
SPORTS & RECREATION / Outdoor Skills
  • Short Description

GPS Made Easy tells you all you need to know about using handheld GPS receivers as a tool for accurate navigation in the outdoors. It explains how GPS works, describes the features of GPS receivers, and gives practical examples of how to use GPS receivers in a variety of outdoor situations.

This book is for you if:

  • You own a GPS receiver
  • You are considering buying a GPS receiver
  • You work in remote, featureless areas
  • You sea kayak, or canoe wilderness rivers
  • You hunt, fish or drive in the backcountry
  • You ski, climb or hike above treeline
  • You explore in the Polar regions
  • You go any place where navigation is tricky

GPS Made Easy tells you all you need to know about using handheld GPS receivers as a tool for accurate navigation in the outdoors. It explains how GPS works, describes the features of GPS receivers, and gives practical examples of how to use GPS receivers in a variety of outdoor situations.

This book is for you if:

  • You own a GPS receiver
  • You are considering buying a GPS receiver
  • You work in remote, featureless areas
  • You sea kayak, or canoe wilderness rivers
  • You hunt, fish or drive in the backcountry
  • You ski, climb or hike above treeline
  • You explore in the Polar regions
  • You go any place where navigation is tricky

The author, Lawrence Letham, lives in Arizona and is an avid camper and hiker who has always been fascinated by maps and by the art of navigation. An electrical engineer, who designs integrated circuits, his favourite outdoor tool is his GPS receiver.

Alex Letha, a bioengineer and medical student, mountain bikes, hikes, kayaks and snowboards regularly. Alex lives in Arizona.

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