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Plotting Waypoints When out at sea and without my laptop how do I put a waypoint into The GPS for a place that I want to go to. I know the coordinates that I am reading off a chart but have not yet figured a way to put a waypoint into the GPS using the coordinates rather than scrolling using the map page and using the mark button.

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  • Trelly Dec 27, 2007

    We are unable to enter the location from the chart. The chart gives us S&E coordinates but our Garmin GPSMAP60 CX gives us N&E coordinates and will only allow us to enter numerals and we cant change the N to S.



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Here's the link to the user manual if you need it; Garmin says; To manually enter in the coordinates for a waypoint on the 60 or 76 -series units, use the following steps: Press and hold the 'Mark' button. Use the up arrow to scroll up to the "Location" field and press 'Enter'. A new box pops up to enter in the new coordinates. Go to "OK" and press 'Enter'. Select "OK" at the bottom right corner to save all changes. Hope this helps :)

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