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GPS for Mariners

  • Author: Robert Sweet
  • Readers will become Informed GPS buyers and informed GPS Users
  • Format: Paperback, Pages: 176, Published: June 2011, Edition: 2nd
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    Paradise Cay
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    • 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,

    Publishing Information:

    • 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"
    WARNING: This product MAY expose you to chemicals, which are known to the State of California to cause cancer, birth defects and/or other reproductive harm. For more information go to


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