GIS #8

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GIS #8

  1. 1. GIS #8 This lesson is to prepare you for Purpose Games GIS #8A and GIS #8B
  2. 2. Garmin eTrex Vista H Handheld GPS Navigator
  3. 3. TERMS <ul><li>Press </li></ul><ul><li>Hold </li></ul><ul><li> Release </li></ul>
  4. 4. What do the keys do? <ul><li>POWER key </li></ul><ul><li>Press and hold to turn on or off </li></ul><ul><li>Press and release to light up the screen </li></ul><ul><li>Press and release to view the time, date, and battery level </li></ul>From the eTrex Legend H and eTrex Vista H Owner’s Manual POWER QUIT/PAGE
  5. 5. What do the keys do? <ul><li>QUIT/PAGE </li></ul><ul><li>Press to change the page </li></ul><ul><li>Press and hold to turn the electronic compass on or off </li></ul>From the eTrex Legend H and eTrex Vista H Owner’s Manual POWER QUIT/PAGE
  6. 6. What do the keys do? <ul><li>IN/OUT Zoom keys </li></ul><ul><li>From the Map page: press to zoom the map in or out </li></ul><ul><li>From any other page: press to scroll up or down a list or move a highlighted slider </li></ul>From the eTrex Legend H and eTrex Vista H Owner’s Manual Zoom IN/OUT MENU/FIND ROCKER/ ENTER
  7. 7. What do the keys do? <ul><li>ROCKER </li></ul><ul><li>Rock up, down, right or left to: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Move through lists </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlight fields, on-screen buttons, or icons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Move the map panning arrow </li></ul></ul>From the eTrex Legend H and eTrex Vista H Owner’s Manual Zoom IN/OUT MENU/FIND ROCKER/ ENTER
  8. 8. What do the keys do? <ul><li>ROCKER </li></ul><ul><li>Press in and release to enter highlighted options and data or confirm on-screen messages </li></ul><ul><li>Press in and hold at anytime to mark your current location as a waypoint </li></ul>From the eTrex Legend H and eTrex Vista H Owner’s Manual Zoom IN/OUT MENU/FIND ROCKER/ ENTER
  9. 9. What do the keys do? <ul><li>MENU/FIND </li></ul><ul><li>Press and release to view the Options Menu for the current page </li></ul><ul><li>Press and hold to display the Find Menu </li></ul>From the eTrex Legend H and eTrex Vista H Owner’s Manual Zoom IN/OUT MENU/FIND ROCKER/ ENTER
  10. 10. Finding Satellites <ul><li>After you press and hold the POWER key to turn on your GPS unit </li></ul><ul><li>the screen will </li></ul><ul><li>look like this </li></ul><ul><li>and </li></ul><ul><li>it will start to try and find satellites </li></ul>
  11. 11. Finding Satellites <ul><li>It can not find satellites: </li></ul><ul><li>from inside a building </li></ul><ul><li>if it is really cloudy </li></ul>
  12. 12. Finding Satellites <ul><li>Once it finds at least 5 satellites </li></ul><ul><li>Your latitude and longitude location will appear here </li></ul>
  13. 13. Satellites <ul><li>You can check on your satellite reception at any time by pressing the MENU/FIND key to find the main menu and selecting the </li></ul><ul><li>Satellite icon </li></ul>

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