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GPS outdoors : a practical guide for outdoor enthusiasts

Author: Russell Helms
Publisher: Birmingham, Ala. : Menasha Ridge Press, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats

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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Russell Helms
ISBN: 0897329678 9780897329675
OCLC Number: 65207162
Notes: Includes index.
Description: x, 86 pages : illustrations, maps ; 23 cm
Contents: Gps Technology --
A Brief History --
Atomic Clocks --
Early GPS Endeavors --
Building the GPS Constellation --
Civilian GPS Access --
Satellites and Signals --
GPS: SPS versus PPS --
DGPS and WAAS --
Real-time Data Correction --
Post-processed Data Correction --
Satellite Maintenance --
Anti-satellite Attacks (ASATs) --
Jamming --
Spoofing --
Handheld Receivers --
The GPS Watch --
Carrying the GPS Unit --
A Review of Map and Compass Techniques --
Compass --
Topographic Maps --
Compass + Topo Map --
A Typical Topographic Map --
Peripheral Information --
Getting from A to B --
Utm Coordinates --
False Easting and False Northing --
Triangulating Your Position --
Managing a Gps Unit in the Field --
Water --
Impact --
Cold and Heat --
Dirt and Grime --
Batteries --
Rechargeable Batteries --
Recharging Batteries --
Weight and Bulk --
Cost --
Internal versus Removable Batteries --
Planning A Trip --
A Practical Approach --
A Quick Lesson from the Woods --
Side Trips --
Contingency --
Getting to the Trailhead --
Navigating and Gathering Trial Data --
Day One --
Getting Started, Late --
On the Wrong Trail --
A Route Change --
Day Two --
Off-the-trail Excitement --
Satellite Reception Fails --
Alive and Well --
Analyzing Trail data after the trip --
Contributions to Gps Error --
User Error --
Environmental Error --
System Error --
Enjoying Your Gps Data.
Other Titles: Global Positioning System outdoors
Responsibility: Russell Helms.
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