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  • 1. Using Your Trail GPS Hiking, Geocaching & Mapping
  • 2. John Robb Bio
    • Early Adopter
    • Using GPS since 2004
    • Webmaster OGA
    • Partner in Online Geocaching Store – cacheatnight.com
    • Internet Consultant by Day
  • 3. Topics For Today
    • Set up tips
    • Power saving tips
    • Screen review Garmin GPSMAP 62s
    • Use of third party trail maps
    • Track Logs
    • Use of third party aerial imagery
    • Discussion on best practices for geocaching
    • How to use and program CHIRP accessories
  • 4. Start Up Screen
    • John Robb
    • [email_address]
    • 519 221 8590
  • 5. Screen Protector
  • 6. Calibrate Compass
    • When Readings Erratic
    • After a plane flight
    • When you change batteries
  • 7. Power Tips
    • Set Screen Timeout
    • Use Batter Saver
    • Dim Screen
    • Use External Cable (set in spanner mode)
  • 8. Screen Order
    • Main Menu
    • Setup
    • Page Sequence
  • 9. Track Setup
    • Check your interval
    • Show on Map
  • 10. Track ↑↓
    • Track UP
    • North UP
  • 11. Chose Maps
    • More than one map
    • Free Maps
      • OpenStreetMap
      • ibycus.com
    • Also Free
      • Ontario Trail Maps
  • 12. Measurements
    • I use Metric
    • Can switch anytime
  • 13. Position Format
    • Online resources Degree, Decimal Minutes
  • 14. Compass
    • True
    • Magnetic
  • 15. Routing
    • Changes by profile
    • Use avoid options in automotive mode
  • 16. Profiles
    • Standard
    • Custom
  • 17. Mark Waypoints
    • Use Frequently
    • Use waypoint manager to edit
  • 18. Mark Waypoint
    • Change Name
    • Edit Location
    • Optionally Change
    • Icon
    • Notes
  • 19. Find Options
    • Waypoints
    • Geocaches
    • Coordinates
    • Others
    • Addresses, cities, amenities, etc
  • 20. Waypoint Manager
    • Edits after creation
    • Additional Options
      • Average Location
      • Project waypoint
  • 21. Map View
    • Common View
    • Measure Distance
  • 22. Compass
    • Remember to reset
    • Change Fields to suit
    • Sight ‘N Go
    • Can also use Trip Computer
  • 23. Track Logs
    • Make sure it’s on
    • Upload online for tracking
    • Using Mapsource for editing
  • 24. 3 rd Party Images
    • Custom Maps
    • Scan, Download
    Garmin Tutorial on Third Party Imagery
  • 25. Geocaching
    • High-tech treasure hunt using GPS receivers to find hidden containers.
    • Biggest Area of Growth for GPSr Manufacturers
  • 26. Geocaching
    • Paperless caching
    • Quick saving of waypoints
  • 27. chirp
    • Garmin Technology
    • Proximity based
    • Special waypoint
    • Colorado, Oregon, GPSMAP 62/76
  • 28. Thank You!
    • Presented by John Robb
    • On behalf of the City of Cambridge
    • [email_address]