Gps For Mariners 2nd Edition

Author: Robert Sweet
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071744622
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The operator's manual that should come with every boater's GPS receiver or chart plotter.

Gps For Mariners

Author: Robert Sweet
Editor: International Marine/Ragged Mountain Press
ISBN: 9780071410755
Size: 17,86 MB
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Offering far more than an operational manual, this is the first comprehensive reference to teach recreational boaters how to operate and effectively use today's GPS (Global Positioning System) in everyday navigational situations. This ultimate how-to guide includes everything the novice to more experienced boater should know about a boat's GPS system and its functions. Readers will learn basic and advanced course-plotting and navigation as well as how to interface a GPS with an autopilot and use a GPS with electronic charts on a PC.

Notice To Mariners

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Special Notice To Mariners

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Powerboat Handling Illustrated

Author: Robert J. Sweet
Editor: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071788492
Size: 18,95 MB
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From docking to surviving storm waves, everything you need to know before you hit the water Using hundreds of illustrations and photos, Powerboat Handling Illustrated shows you step-by-step how to do tasks such as docking, trimming, wave handling, and close-quarters maneuvering. These maneuvers are adapted to different types of boats under various conditions.

Gps For Dummies

Author: Joel McNamara
Editor: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0764577581
Size: 17,60 MB
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GPS For Dummies gives new meaning to finding yourself. Infact, with a GPS (global positioning system) receiver, you candetermine precisely where you are anywhere on this planet. Ifyou’re are planning on buying a GPS receiver or if you haveone and want to get your money’s worth, this guide tells youwhat you need to know, including: Basic GPS principles and concepts such as waypoints, routes,tracks, and coordinate systems Recommended features for GPS receivers to be used in varioustypes of activities, including hiking, mountain biking, crosscountry skiing, geocaching, hunting, ATVing, mapping, and more How to do digital mapping on your computer, including softwarepackages you can use to work with aerial photos, topographic maps,and road maps The main providers of digital map data for the U.S. and theirWeb sites The scoop on geocaching—a high-tech treasure hunt Written by Joel McNamara, avid outdoorsman, adventure racer,search and rescue team member, and author of Secrets of ComputerEspionage, GPS for Dummies is ideal for both ordinary travelersand exotic explorers. It covers a world of GPS info such as: Choosing features for a GPS receiver, including the screen, analarm, built-in maps, an electric compass, an altimeter, antennas,interface modes, and more Systems for traveling on the main roads and systems forexploring off the beaten path Using GPS with a PDA (personal digital assistant) Computer requirements for different mapping choices Topographic map software from Maptech, DeLorme, and NationalGeographic that’s for off-road use Using Web-hosted mapping services, including street maps,topographic maps, aerial photos, and U.S. government-producedmaps Incorporating GPS receivers into outdoor workouts, with tipsfor specific sports including cycling, golf, rowing, and more A companion Web site has links to all kinds of free maps andresources. So explore on your computer and then explore for real!With GPS for Dummies, you’ll find yourself havingadventures!

Introduction To Gps

Author: Ahmed El-Rabbany
Editor: Artech House
ISBN: 9781580531832
Size: 11,62 MB
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If you're looking for an up-to-date, easy-to-understand treatment of the GPS (Global Positioning System), this one-of-a-kind resource offers you the knowledge you need for your work, without bogging you down with advanced mathematics. It addresses all aspects of the GPS, emphasizes GPS applications, examines the GPS signal structure, and covers the key types of measurement being utilized in the field today.

The Instant Handbook Of Boat Handling Navigation And Seamanship A Quick Reference Guide For Sail And Power

Author: Nigel Calder
Editor: Mcgraw-hill
ISBN: 9780071499101
Size: 17,10 MB
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Instant answers for your boat handling, navigation, and seamanship questions The Instant Handbook uses a dynamic new quick-reference format to cover the critical aspects of piloting, seamanship, and boat handling under sail or power more accessibly and effectively than has ever been done before. It puts at your fingertips all the information you need about: Boat Handling Under Power--Bob Sweet Sail Trim and Rig Tuning--Bill Gladstone Using Nautical Charts--Bob Sweet Using GPS--Bob Sweet Using VHF and SSB Radios--Bob Sweet Rules of the Road and Running Light Patterns--Charlie Wing Knots, Splices, and Line Handling--Charlie Wing Anchoring--Peter Nielsen Onboard Weather Forecasting--Bob Sweet Heavy Weather Sailing--John Rousmaniere Diesel Engine Care and Repair--Nigel Calder Emergencies On Board--John Rousmaniere Emergency First Aid On Board--Richard Clinchy

Coastal Navigation Using Gps

Author: Frank J. Larkin
Editor: Sheridan House, Inc.
ISBN: 9781574091694
Size: 12,16 MB
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Frank J Larkin is a writer, mariner, and GPS expert.

Celestial Navigation In The Gps Age

Author: John Karl
Editor: Paradise Cay Publications
ISBN: 9780939837755
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Many books on celestial navigation take shortcuts in explaining concepts; incorrect diagrams and discussion are often used for the sake of moving the student along quickly. This book tells the true story-and the whole story. It conveys celestial navigation concepts clearly and in the shortest possible time.It's tailored for navigation in the GPS age-a time of computers, calculators, and web resources. Although it covers all of the traditional methods of 'working a sight, ' the primary thrust is using the (under $10) scientific calculator. By using equations that you key into your calculator, this book guides you toward a better understanding of the concepts of celestial navigation.You will learn novel ways to plot lines of position, ways to check your sextant accurately by star sights, and how to tell what time it is from a moon sight. The many appendices are a treasure of references and explanations of abstract ideas. Celestial Navigation is a crucial skill for the offshore navigator to know, this book provides the shortest path to that knowledge.