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Can I use gps coordinates to get positioning?

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SOURCE: eTrex Legend, GPS Coordinates from Google Earth Don't Match Basemap

Are you sure you're using the exact same format on GoogleEarth and your GPS?

GoogleEarth: save the waypoints in a KML file (NOT KMZ) to your computer, naming it appropriately.
Go to http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/gpsbabel/ and convert the KML file to a GPX file, using their converter. They will present you with a file to download. Download it and send those waypoints to your unit and you'll be set to go.

Posted on Apr 01, 2008

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SOURCE: Converting GPS coordinated to google earth coordinates

GoogleEarth: save the waypoints in a KML file (NOT KMZ) to your computer, naming it appropriately.
Go to http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/gpsbabel/ and convert the KML file to a GPX file, using their converter. They will present you with a file to download. Download it and send those waypoints to your unit and you'll be set to go.

Posted on Apr 01, 2008

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SOURCE: entering coordinates into a etrex yellow

Mark a waypoint, then edit the waypoint, entering the new co-ordinates.

Posted on Oct 09, 2008

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SOURCE: How do I convert the gps coordinates from Google Earth?

In GoogleEarth, change your coordinates to decimal format. In your Lowrance GPS, change that format to decimal. You don't mention which Lowrance model so I can't find the online manual to tell you exactly how to do it.

Posted on Jan 02, 2009

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SOURCE: GPS Coordinate Conversion

Just take the last 2 pairs of numbers and divide them by 6.
Example if it is 37 38 it would then be 623.

Posted on May 01, 2009

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How to turn on gps on my samsung monte 5620 mobile phone


How to turn on GPS module for Google Maps in Samsung Monte.
Instruction!
*Install Google Maps 3.0.2
*Install Yandex Maps from http://md.ya.ru/ymm/
1)Open Google Maps and minimize it
2)Open Yandex Maps, wait about 10 seconds and close it
3)Maximize Google Maps and see your GPS coordinates in it
Sorry for my poor english ;)

May 18, 2011 | Samsung S5620 Cell Phone

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How to activate gps in samsung monte


If you want to use the gps to use the maps you have to follow this:
1-menu 2-google 3-maps and it will determine your location on the map and enjoy navigating!
if you want to determine your place by coordinates follow this:
1-menu 2- settings 3-phone settings 4-GPS settings 3-DPS+SETTINGS (adjust auto download on and choose your profile from "profile" then press download data and press accept,wait till downloading) then back and choose gps position it will determine your latitude,longitude and altitude.
Good Luck

Mar 08, 2011 | Samsung S5620 Cell Phone

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How to find a position from GPS coordinates?


If you know the proper geographic coordinates of your destination, You can easily navigate around your destination using the longitude and latitude coordinates or other coordinate formats.
  1. Touch WHERE TO on the screen,
  2. Touch COORDINATES from the list,
  3. Touch FORMAT to change type of coordinates. Because different maps and charts use different position formats, the nuvi allows you to select the correct coordinate format for the type of map you are using,
  4. Enter the coordinates and touch DONE.
That is how you find a position using the coordinates, but you have to be very familiar with coordinates to be able to use it.
Complements of the season to you over there.

Dec 25, 2010 | Garmin GPS

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I have a Garmin etrex handheld unit. The gps data from it does not correlate with google maps gps coordinates at all. There is a 30 mile, not feet but mile difference in the waypoints. Any idea what I may...


You need to make sure your GPS unit and Google maps are using the same map datum.
In your user manual:
http://static.garmincdn.com/pumac/eTrexLegend_OwnersManual.pdf
Page 44, Setup Options, Units, Position Format: I suggest setting to:
hddd.ddddd as this is the digital format and easier to read

In Google Maps, right click - Drop Latitude/Longitude marker and this should show the co-ordinates in digital degrees. Alternatively, you can hit the SEND button in GoogleMaps, and it will send the marked location to the GPS via the Garmin website. You may have to install the Garmin plug-in into your browser first, but it's well worth it.

If this solves your problem, please come back and rate our solution, thank you.

Dec 19, 2010 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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How do you enter coordinant into GPS to find a


the 1212 will not do what you want it to do...its just not capable of taking longitude and latitude.you can get copy of your manual for your 1212 here

.probably the easiest way around this problem, is to get the address somehow (was there a phone number provided with the rv location list)

if you know the approximate location, you can use google maps to zoom in and get a street address
google maps here

you could also use google earth if you have it..if not, you can get it here very cool even if youll only use it once.

you can enter longitude and latitude in google earth

let me know if you need more help

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May 05, 2010 | GPS

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Consistent error entering garmin etrex coordinate in google earth


Consistent errors are usually projection or datum related. If you are taking coordinates collected in one projection and displaying them in your GPS in another, you the points will offset. I'm not talking about the decimal degrees 00.000n 000.0000w vs 00 00 00N 00 00 00W. I'm talking about the geographic model to represent the surface of the earth. Google Earth generally uses a geographic projection with WGS 1984 or WGS84 Datum. Make sure you are using the same settings on your GPS.

Apr 09, 2010 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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Entering coordinates into a etrex yellow


Mark a waypoint, then edit the waypoint, entering the new co-ordinates.

Oct 04, 2008 | Garmin eTrex GPS Receiver

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Garmin always 1/2 mile left of actual position


it could be the unit or the film on the windows of your car .... most of the time it is the unit messing up i have ran into this problem a few times installing

Aug 18, 2008 | Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS Receiver

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ETrex Legend, GPS Coordinates from Google Earth Don't Match Basemap


Are you sure you're using the exact same format on GoogleEarth and your GPS?

GoogleEarth: save the waypoints in a KML file (NOT KMZ) to your computer, naming it appropriately.
Go to http://www.gpsvisualizer.com/gpsbabel/ and convert the KML file to a GPX file, using their converter. They will present you with a file to download. Download it and send those waypoints to your unit and you'll be set to go.

Apr 01, 2008 | Garmin eTrex Legend GPS Receiver

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