Navigation & Mapping with Garmin GPS
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- 9 downloadable resources
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- Certificate of Completion
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- Expert knowledge on how a Garmin GPS works. Navigate GPS settings. Use them in real time. Create tracks and plan routes, trips and adventures with mapping programs such as OziExplorer, Garmin Basecamp and Google Earth
- Use a PC at a beginner level have or want to purchase a GPS and be able to follow along with my step by step video. At minimum you will also need to get free versions of Garmin Base Camp, OziExplorer and Google Earth to learn mapping with these programs.
An all levels learning experience on what your Garmin Mapping Handheld GPS can do. I have broken it down to a step by step course explaining every detail of your GPS's capabilities and how to impliment them into everyday life of an adventure seeker. You want to record, track, edit then view everywhere youve gone on 2D and 3D platforms like OziExplorer, Garmin Basecamp and Google Earth then this is a course youll be interested in. Give yourself the knowledge to go anywhere in the world, create and store your memories and never get lost. Theres so much more to a GPS than it telling you how to get to somewhere youve never been. Discover it all here.
View the course content page under Section 1 for a few short videos of a breakdown of what you will learn about each individual part of this course.
- Anyone interested in learning how to use a Garmin GPS or wants to learn how to Map, Navigate, Track, Plot or Plan your adventure on a map with any GPS.
This clip is just a quick overview of a few Garmin mapping Handheld devices I have chosen in order from old to new. I chose these devices because a lot of people still have and use these older units. It basically describes the main features of each device and how Garmin has developed over the years. Note that all of these devices features and specs are in the "Garmin Mapping device specs" free download document included with this video. There are over 45 Garmin Handheld GPS Mapping Devices and Garmin Watches in this document below. You can discover their Technological specs and abilities. This can and will give you a great deal of info on your current device and info on your next purchase.
This video clip will give you a step by step outline of what you will learn and some of the things the Garmin Fenix 3 watch can do.
This video clip will give you a step by step layout of what you will learn about the Garmin Montana series using the Garmin Montana 650.
This video clip will give you a step by step layout of what you will learn about the Garmin GPSMap series using the GPSMap 60 CSx
This short clip will give you an idea of what you will learn about Garmin BaseCamp. Navigating the menus and the different mapping abilities you will discover and can use with any GPS.
Here we connect this GPS to a computer and look at its Internal Drive. Here is where you can upload maps, add a language, view all your tracks, waypoints, routes, pictures, add custom symbols and much more. This is where you can grab and view everything for editing, tranfering, storing or deleting. Change anything inside the drive. Just like opening your C: drive on your computer.
Any Activity you have created and used on your watch is stored on your watch and when synced to the Connect IQ app can be viewed on the app. How far you traveled, your heart rate at different times, shows your track, the elevation differences in your journey etc. etc. It can all be viewed here.
Using Live track allows you to let people know where you are at any time interval. It basically Tracks you live and lets anyone you want know where you are. Great if your the solo adventurer, going for a solo jog or just any activity you prefer to do on your own. Somebody will know where you are.
How to use the Golf app to keep score and to Track your ball. By tracking where you walk from where you shot your ball to where it lies the app knows if your on the fairway or in the rough. So youll see stats for fairway, rough, green and sand shots.
We look at the different way you can adjust the way your device displays its measurements. eg (km's, miles, feet, inches) and all the different Datum sets you can select that are useful if you are using your device in different parts of the world. I also explain how to setup your coordinate system, what the different types are and why they are used.
Here we take a look at a function in Ozi called track control. This allows you to do anything with your track. Change the width, color and shape as well as viewing its individual track points (points that are aquired by your GPS as you travel), deleting them and creating new points to project your track anywhere you want.
Start up Basecamp and the first thing you want to know is how to adjust things like average speed and km's to miles or if your are biking, hiking, horseback riding or simply driving. There are many different way it calculates time and distance. You need to know options and settings.
The complete lesson from start to finish. Your tracks of whatever adventure you took with elevations and speed changes. See the stats on your hike afterwards. Edit unwanted portions of track, then plot it on your map to view with pictures every different way you went. Then post it for others to discover your adventure.
Geocaching is a great outdoor adventure but if you want to find your Geocache you need to get the locations GPS coordinates. In this bonus feature I show you how to explore Geocaches in your area, Download and plot them on a map then upload onto your GPS. Then we go for a hike so you know what to expect as well as when and how to use all the information (tips & directions) in your GPS given by the specific Geocache you are looking for.