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Getting to see the UTM coordinates of where I am on the gps screen

I am having problems on the above. I dont seem to see in the manual how to display the location coordinates

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    F5ZZ Jan 11, 2014

    Yes, it's not easy to read UTM in real time. I finalyze a project of permanent reading (on may car) the UTM position with a raspberry Pi : GPS -> MNEA ingest -> convert UTM -> display on a 16 7 seg digit (with an Arduino driver). It could be enougth.

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The solution is in the manual but however it is not given the prominence it deserves. It is talked about in passing and yet it is the most important thing GPS users need. One goes to the Pointer and uses the scroll up and down keys to get the coordinates aprt from other things like bearing, elevation, sunrise or sunset time, trip odmeter etc .

The manual should clearly show this prominently. I gave this GPS to 4 people and the manual and all failed to figure this out. This shows the instruction is not user friendly. The Old Garmin GPS would lead you straight into coordinates and the accuracy reading on the same screen display and this was simple.

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Posted on Jun 24, 2008

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