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How do I change the settings to read North and South instead of X and Y coordinates

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Menu/ Map Setup/ Layout/ Orientation,  choose 'North up'. To return to normal choose 'Auto'

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How to put in coordinates


Hello,

Coordinates can be entered by marking the waypoint and editing it.
From the map screen, press the joystick down for 2 seconds to mark the waypoint. Toggle up to the coordinates and press the joystick to enter the edit mode. Make the changes to the coordinates to the new coordinates and toggle to OK, press the joystick to enter the coordinates.

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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.

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How do i enter gps coordinates into my garmin etrex hc


Hi Jdriscoll38,

Since you probably have been using this device, you know it will automatically receive and lock in on the coordinates from at least three satellites if you move outside to a large cleared area, and power up. I could list all the steps to manually set all the coordinates, and that would take a couple of pages. Download the entire 56-page manual at this site, and refer to the pages below:

http://www8.garmin.com/manuals/eTrex_OwnersManual.pdf

Go to the top of page 20 to change the Position Coordinates.

Right below those instructions, you'll see the info for changing the Elevation.

In case you don't have this manual, after download this, you should have all the instructions you need for all operations.

Let me know if I can help further. Thanks.

Regards, Bill


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I have a Garmin Nuvi 205W and have saved a number of places as favourites. However, when I want to share the location with friends by giving them the map coordinates of these places I cannot find how to...


To view the coordinates of a saved location on your nuvi

  1. Touch Tools (wrench icon)
  2. Touch Settings
  3. Touch System
  4. Turn ON the GPS Simulator
  5. Touch OK
  6. Hold Back to return to the main menu
  7. Touch Where To?
  8. Touch Favorites
  9. Select a favorite location
  10. Touch Show Map
  11. Touch Set Location
  12. Hold Back to return to the main menu
  13. Touch Tools1
  14. Select Where Am I
Here you will see the coordinates for the saved location.
1. For nuvi 200 series units that do not have the Where Am I feature, skip the above steps 13-14. The coordinates can be found by pressing the vehicle icon on the View Map page.

Instructions on Backing up and restoring Favourites can be found at
http://www.garmin.com/garmin/cms/cache/offonce/us/support/searchsupport;jsessionid=72CF55C22FEF1BA5AA08FFCAC89B9E59

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Entering coordinates


When you press on your Where to? graphic a menu will come up that will give you a number of choices including
Address, Go Home, Points Of Interest, and 3 others. There should be an arrow point down in the lower right corner of the screen. When you press that the screen will scroll down a page and you should then see the Coordinates Globe. Press this and the screen should change to the Enter Coordinates screen. This will allow you to enter two sets of coordinates for your destination.

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The coordinates that I get are 30 metres off from the other GPS units that we geocache with. My settings must be off.


Yes, have you enabled WAAS on your 60CSx? WAAS is an acronym for Wide Area Augmentation System, according to the instruction manual an FAA funded service to improve overall integrity of the GPS signal through North America.

If you are in an area which is not serviced by ground stations, having WAAS enabled may degrade the signal from the GPS satellites. Try enabling or disabling this feature.

To do so, acess the System Startup Page. On the Setup Menu page, highlight the System icon and press Enter. WAAS is the second available setting on this page.

Make sure your batteries are fresh; I prefer alkalines in this model. Set the battery type in the System Setup Page, same page as noted for WAAS above.

Another thought is to be sure you have the latest Garmin software installed. Visit their site to download the latest and greatest, free, of course.

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Positive Lat Lon coordinates are for the eastern and northern hemispheres respectively. If you have a negative coordinate, they indicate a location in the western or southern hemisphere.

To enter a Latitude coordinate of, for example, -31 degrees, you would enter 31 degrees, but specify S (for South) rather than N (for North)

Negative Lon coordinates would use W (for West) instead of E (for East)

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Setup > Position Format > Page 44 of your manual.

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I was looking for a list of car gps's that had the ability of going to a location via coordinates alone. I have searched the internet a whole lot and nobody addresses the question. Even the makers (garmin; tomtom; ect) on their web sites don't give you much infor about what I want to do.

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Here's the link to the user manual if you need it; http://www8.garmin.com/manuals/GPS60_OwnersManual.pdf 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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