F Each waypoint may also be assigned a custom way- point symbol for easy waypoint recognition Summary of the content on the page No. Adjust the bar scale to the desired contrast, andpress F. This allows you to Erase reinitialize the unit see Appendix A , and is useful if you have traveled over 500 miles with the receiver off and must initialize your new position. The customer is, however, responsible for any transportation costs. Press to clear the default waypoint name.
Sailboat users should avoidmounting the antenna high on the mast to prevent inaccurate speed readings caused by excessive heeling. Ground SpeedThe velocity you are traveling relative to a ground position. Press F to complete entry of the name. Can you let us know the result? The unit comes with a gimbal bracket that can be usedto surface mount the unit. Satellite positions are displayed using two circles and a center point.
As you move, you will see a thin line called a track log appear along the path you have just covered. Names of stored waypoints and waypoint symbols can also be shown on the map. Three settings are available: automatic, on, oroff. From the waypoint definition page, you can alsodefine how each individual waypoint is displayed onthe map. To switch between pages press either the Q or Jkeys see below.
Temporary alerts are clearedfrom the message page after viewing, while conditionalerts remain until the condition has been resolved. Select the desired unit of measure, and press F. Most nautical charts show the latitude measurements along the right the left border of the map. This feature eliminates theneed to mark waypoints along the way and manuallycreate and activate a route back to where you beganyour trip. To better understand its operation and capabilities, it may be helpful to review the basic terms and concepts briefly explained below. The default setting is track up. Longitude measures your position east or west from the Prime Meridian, which is a line represented as 0 degrees that bisects the earth from north to south and passes through Greenwich England.
These eightpages are divided into categories by function. . The Map Page also provides you witha target cursor that will let you pan ahead to nearbywaypoints, determine the distance and bearing to anymap position, and mark new waypoints while younavigate. To reduce t Summary of the content on the page No. As you move, you will see athin line called a track log appear along the path youhave just covered. Press F to begin entry of a route comment. Halfway around the earth at the International Dateline Longitude is 180 degrees.
Longitude measuremnts will be shown along the top and bottom edges. Advertisement Print version Many people prefer to read the documents not on the screen, but in the printed version. This setting gives the most efficient use of trackmemory and provides the best TracBack route. Enter a reference waypoint name or leave the fieldblank to use your present position , and press F. J Q Satellite Page The Satellite Page shows satellite positions and signal strength. Latitude is measured north and south of the equator, with the equator represented as 0 degrees, and the poles being represented as 90 degrees North or South.
Routes 1-19 are used asstorage routes, with route 0 always serving as the activeroute you are navigating. To change the method to record points based on aspecific time interval:1. Using the U or D key select an empty routenumber and press F. From the back side of the panel, loosely attach thebracket such that the slot in the ratchet area pointsaway from the mounting panel. The anchor drag alarm will sound if your boat hasmoved outside a range measured from a central point your position. The bearingand distance to a waypoint—along with your currenttrack and speed, are displayed at the top of the screen,with two user-selectable fields shown at the bottom. Enter the desired frequency, and press F.
Because they are not parallel, lines of Longitude are measured the same way, but the distances vary depending on how far north or south of the equator. Primary Pages To switch between pages press either the or Q J keys see below. The latitude and longi- The Ma Summary of the content on the page No. Summary of the content on the page No. Summary of the content on the page No. Use a voltmeter or bulb to check the pins 1 and 2 - these are the first 2 hole on the clockwise side of the notch in the end of the plug.
Press the F key to confirm. A diamond icon in the center of the screen repre- sents your current position. Use theU andD Confirms data entry and keys to se Summary of the content on the page No. To edit a route from the active route page orthe route definition page:1. Press to complete entry of the name. To go to a highlighted list waypoint:1. Press F again to move to the next waypoint field.
Enter a route number, press F to confirm andpress F again to save the waypoint. Enter the bearing and distance of your new waypointfrom the reference waypoint. Deleteunwanted waypoints to make room for new entries. Press F to begin entering the first waypoint ofyour route. The bottom corners of the screen a Summary of the content on the page No. You can plan and practice trips, enter newwaypoints and routes, and save them for use duringnormal operation. For example, if I was at the equator I would be at 0 degrees.