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tel: 61 8 8231-2033
fax: 61 8 8231-2373
gpsshop@mapshop.net.au
6-10 Peel St, Adelaide, South Australia

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GPS Courses

4WD clubs, sporting groups, social clubs etc do you have members who want to do a course? Make a group booking or talk to us about running the courses for you at a time that suits you.



Practical use of the GPS



Overview
An introduction to use of GPS equipment in conjunction with map products. The session to run as a single event with an emphasis on practical field work.

Where
To be held above The Map Shop - Office 7, 1st Floor, 2 Peel St, Adelaide.

When
Commencing at 1:15 pm, Saturday, 3rd June 2017. Completion by 5:15 pm. (following course 2 April 2016)

Cost
$75.00 per attendee to cover cost of course; handouts and the AUSLIG basic Map Reading Guide included. Payment to be received by 24 May 17.

Bookings
There will be only 8 places available. Initial booking to Anthony Stephens at The Map Shop on 8231-1033 or 8231-2033

We have a lot of experience and knowledge regarding GPS units, their uses and limitations so we make those skills available to our customers and the public via several courses introducing the use of GPS and the popular GPS compatible software, OziExplorer.

Practical use of the GPS

Introduction to OziExplorer

Practical use of the GPS

An introduction to the use of GPS equipment in conjunction with map products for hiking and 4WD. The session runs as a single event with an emphasis on practical field work. We assume no knowledge of GPS or map reading skills. Includes:

Subject Matter

Practical Exercises

  • Introduction to GPS - uses, history, constellation

  • GPS accuracy criteria - incl differential

  • The problem - getting earth on flat paper

  • Grids and Projections AMG, WGS, MGA

  • Setting up the GPS

  • Locating oneself - GPS to map

  • Waypoints

  • Point to point

  • Routes

  • Advanced - outline only Interface to PC

  • Comparison of popular models of GPS

  • Setting up the GPS

  • Locate points in the field

  • Locate points on a map

  • Programming waypoints 

  • Route finding


Introduction to OziExplorer


Overview
An introduction to use of OziExplorer in conjunction with GPS. The session to run as a single event with an emphasis on practical work.

Where
To be held above The Map Shop - Office 7, 1st Floor, 2 Peel St, Adelaide.

When
Commencing at 1:15 pm, Saturday, 5th March 2016. Completion by 5:15 pm. (following course 7 May 2016)

Requirements
Attendees are expected to bring their own laptop and GPS input device.

Cost
$75.00 per attendee. Payment to be received by 29 Feb 2016.

Bookings
There will be only 8 places available. Initial booking to Anthony Stephens at The Map Shop on 8231-1033 or 8231-2033


Introduction to OziExplorer

An introduction to use of OziExplorer in conjunction with GPS. The session runs as a single event with an emphasis on practical work.

Subject Matter

Practical Exercises

  • Introduction to OziExplorer - uses, history

  • Program layout

  • Viewing and storing maps

  • GPS data format

  • Program configuration & GPS connection

  • Moving Map

  • Waypoints

  • Routes and Tracking

  • Printing options

  • What maps are available?

  • Expanding OziExplorer - 3D display & OziEx CE

  • Setting up a map

  • Creating waypoints

  • Downloading data from your GPS

  • Uploading data to your GPS

  • Route planning

  • Moving Map



A more advanced OziExplorer/GPS course is available when there is sufficient demand.  Attendees are expected to have completed the first course.

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gpsShop

tel: 61 8 8231-2033
fax: 61 8 8231-2373

gpsshop@mapshop.net.au
6-10 Peel St, Adelaide, South Australia, 5000


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