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GPS for Mariners


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Chapter 1:How GPS Works; Chapter 2: GPS Recievers and Systems: Handhelds, Chartplotters; Chapter 3: Using GPS to Navigate; Chapter 4: Additional GPS Features; Chapter 5: Working with Waypoints and Routes; Chapter 6: Chartplotting;Chapter 7: Navigation Software Systems; Chapter 8: Installing Your GPS; Chapter 9: Working with GPS and Other Onboard Systems; Appendix: Relating GPS Displays to What's Happening Onboard; Glossary;Resources; Index

About the Author

Bob Sweet has more than 30 years of experience in the technology and electronics markets and 30 years of boating experience. He has held engineering and senior executive management positions with a number of companies including GTE, Harris, ABA Industries, Inframetrics and Elbit Systems - the last three at the President and CEO level. He has both BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Penn State. He started his career as a radar and communications system engineer and, throughout his career, gained extensive experience with GPS including managing a corporate business unit that developed major portions of GPS for the Air Force. More recently, Bob was instrumental in the boating education for the Power Squadrons in Southeastern New England. HOMETOWN: East Falmouth, MA

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