GPS Advanced

Helen, GA






10:00am - 4:00pm


Smithgall Woods State Park
61 Tsalaki Trail
Helen, GA 30545
(GPS is not accurate for this address - call for directions)


$30 adult if pre-registered by November 26th, $35 after


Students will learn how to load maps and waypoints, create tracks and routes, and trip planning using the GPS. Performing area calculations using tracks. Projecting waypoints. Interfacing Google Earth and your GPS unit. Using the electronic compass and altimeter. This class is for all GPS users wanting to integrate interactive mapping software to improve their trip planning. GPS receivers will be available for participants' use or bring your own unit. This class will NOT cover the basics of GPS use . Students are expected to be familiar with basic operations, including plotting, finding waypoints, and an understanding of the use of latitude and longitude numbers. $30/adult if pre-registered by November 26th, $35 after.

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