Event

Title:
Getting to Know Your GPS
Calendar:
Date:
May 02/20 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Description

 

SISKA Getting the Most from Your GPS Clinic

 

 

 

Date:            May 2, 2020

 

                   

 

Time:           9:00 am to 12:00 noon

 

 

 

Place:          Salvation Army Citadel, 4030 Douglas Street; Junior Room

 

 

 

Facilitator: Karen Stefanyk, a biologist who uses a GPS daily in her work on the water.

 

Description: Theory: What is GPS, and how does it work? The basics.

 

Terminology: waypoints, tracks, routes, position format, datum

 

Entering Settings: measurement units, position format, datum, time, resetting trip data

 

Techniques: mark and enter waypoints, find a waypoint, follow a track, access trip data

 

Discussion: limitations of GPS and application to kayaking

 

Optional: Last hour of the course we can take the units outside to play with them. Please bring appropriate clothing.

 

 

 

Please Bring: Participants must bring their own GPS (Model must be submitted

 

                      upon registering).                     

 

 

 

Cost:            $15 / person at time of registration. Limited to 8 SISKA members per clinic.

 

To Register:

 

 Please contact Barry Copeland   This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Please advise what model your GPS is.

 

A PayPal link will be sent out to complete your registration.