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What to Know When Buying a GPS

(Submitted by: Chuck Fitzgerald )

Why are GPS units showing up everywhere? You might find one in your rental car, on your wristwatch or even built into your wireless phone. Anti-theft systems use one, heavy construction equipment might use one and having one on your boat now ... Read article

How GPS Works

(Submitted by: Anne King )

Global Positioning System (GPS) is a navigational aid originally developed for the military. The system simply receives signals. It is the applied technology that gives the GPS its versatility.If you have ever used map and compass, you ... Read article

Free GPS Software

(Submitted by: Anne King )

I took a look at some of the online offers for free GPS software and found, like many "free" offers there were often limits and provisos involved. Often the freeware is a scaled--down version of purchasable products. Sometimes the free product ... Read article

How to Choose a GPS

(Submitted by: James Chartwell )

You've heard that new sport, geocaching, is fun. Or, you're tired of getting lost on your travels. Welcome to the 21st century. Global Postioning System (GPS) has been around long enough that prices are reasonable and the technology is ... Read article

GPS Navigation Systems and Data Problems

(Submitted by: Lance Winslow )

We have a serious problem brewing with GPS navigation systems for automobiles and even motorcycles. There are however problems with this devise as a high tech toy are more serious than you might think. Ask anyone in a metro area who has bought a ... Read article

Basic Global Positioning System (GPS) Overview

(Submitted by: Ken Dennis )

The Global Positioning System, or GPS is a constellation of twenty four (24) active satellites and three (3) additional backup satellites. The GPS system was developed and implemented by the United States Air Force (USAF) for operational reasons, ... Read article

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