GPS for Mariners
- GPS for Mariners is an operator's manual that should come with every boater's GPS receiver or chart plotter
- First edition sold more than 35,000 copies.
- Since the first edition of GPS for Mariners , GPS has achieved almost universal acceptance
- No one needs to be told in detail how the system works or why it is reliable anymore
- Boaters today accept GPS as the ultimate navigation tool and they just want to know how to use it
- The second edition of GPS for Mariners has much less GPS tech-talk and theory and more information on getting the most out of today's more advanced and powerful units
- Contains brand-new content on the features and capabilities of new GPS receivers and chart plotters.
- Color screen shots of the displays take the mystery out of interpretation.
- Readers will become informed GPS buyers as well as informed GPS users.
- Explains the ins and outs of navigation software .
- Shows how to interface GPS with a PC, radar, or autopilot.
- About the Author:
- Bob Sweet has more than 30 years of experience in the technology and electronics markets and 30 years of boating experience
- He has held engineering and senior executive management positions with a number of companies including GTE, Harris, ABA Industries, Inframetrics and Elbit Systems - the last three at the President and CEO level
- He has both BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Penn State
- He started his career as a radar and communications system engineer and, throughout his career, gained extensive experience with GPS including managing a corporate business unit that developed major portions of GPS for the Air Force
- He is the national director of education for the U.S. Power Squadrons, America's largest membership boating educator
- Bob is rated Senior Navigator, the U.S. Power Squadrons' highest grade
- More recently, Bob was instrumental in the boating education for the Power Squadrons in Southeastern New England. HOMETOWN: East Falmouth,
- Format: Paperback
- Author: Robert Sweet
- Pages: 176
- Publisher: International Marine
- Published: June 2011
- Edition: 2nd
- ISBN-10: 0071713999
- ISBN-13: 978-0071713993
- Dimensions: 9.2" x 7.4" x 0.4"