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Hi i have problem putting way points into my lms l337c df gps unit,when i put cordnates into the unit and they only have 6 numbers the unit want let me save the way point,iv been putting an extra 0 at the end of the numbers so i can save the way point,was just wondering if this is the right thing to do,or should i put an o at the start of the codinate numbers,thanks if you can help me out

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  • kia_roa Jan 11, 2009

    i just payed to get this problem worked out,i need a positive answer thanks

  • kia_roa Jan 11, 2009

    hi there isnt an answer to my question in the lowrance web site

    thanks david

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Since waypoint entries are based on Latitude/Longitude, degrees, minutes and seconds .. by putting the waypoint entry in with the 'zero' at the end you are not correctly "plotting" .. if you entry is less than 6 digits .. precede the entry with zero(s)

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Hi
no dont use zero at start,,because some program will read the o as negligible....so start coordinate numbers

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Hi there
Go to the Lowrance website for the PDF manual and firmware update this should help you sort the problem out

http://www.lowrance.com/en/Products/Legacy-Products/34014/

Good luck

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I would think the zero should be at the start

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