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Can the Garmin etrex GPS (the yellow one), be changed to read the bearing in mils instead of degrees?

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Go to Setup > Units > Angle and then select Mils

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If it is posible to, which it should be, go to menu, then setup, then units. Use the position frmt field, your best bet. Hope this helps!

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