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Meridian Gold handout - GPS RECEIVER OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS...

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GPS RECEIVER OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS [These instructions are for use mainly with the Magellan Meridian Series of GPS receivers. Instructions in parenthesis are intended to aid in the use of other types of receivers that may be available during the demonstration.]
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How the receiver works for you and how to control it. The way the receiver interface works is by displaying different screens . You can go from screen to screen by pressing the ESC key on the Magellan receivers (the PAGE key on the Garmin receivers.)
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Waypoints A very important use of the GPS receiver is to guide you back to places you have previously visited, or to places with known coordinates. Such points, whether you mark them as they are visited or enter them into the receiver with coordinate values or map locations, are known as waypoints.
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TODAY’S ACTIVITY In order to become familiar with the basic operation of the receiver we can play a little game. One member of the group will save a waypoint (the location of some prominent object) in the receiver. This is done out of sight of the other group members. Then
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This note was uploaded on 07/17/2008 for the course GS 608 taught by Professor Brzezinska during the Spring '06 term at Ohio State.

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Meridian Gold handout - GPS RECEIVER OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS...

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