GPS Competency Test

Discussion in 'Turf and Surf Hunting and Fishing' started by Quigley_Sharps, Apr 15, 2008.


  1. Quigley_Sharps

    Quigley_Sharps The Badministrator Administrator Founding Member

    GPS Competency Test
    <HR style="COLOR: #ffffff" SIZE=1><!-- / icon and title --><!-- message -->OK folks this is an easy one. It can be done from home, but is more fun at remote locations. This is best done by phone.
    1. Call your partner and give them the coordinates of where you are standing.
    2. Enter your partner's coordinates into your GPS and tell them where they are.
    Sounds simple right? Most the people hunting in my group last year could not do both steps.

    So if I'm in the woods and broke my leg, how are you going to find me? [​IMG]

    Give it a try!
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  2. monkeyman

    monkeyman Monkey+++ Moderator Emeritus Founding Member

    I wouldnt be able to since the only GPS I have or have ever realy messed with is the Garmin in my truck that dont do anything other than give directions by road. I suppose I may get one at some point.
     
  3. ozarkgoatman

    ozarkgoatman Resident goat herder

    I don't have one either. :) But I am pretty darn good with a map and compass. [beer]

    OGM
     
  4. ghrit

    ghrit Ambulatory anachronism Administrator Founding Member

    That is one set of batteries you don't need to carry. [winkthumb] The quality of maps is much better now than it was when I was orienteering. [boozingbuddies]
     
  5. ColtCarbine

    ColtCarbine Monkey+++ Founding Member

    Still stuck in the stone ages myself [booze]

    I do need to get more topo maps though.
     
  6. Seacowboys

    Seacowboys Senior Member Founding Member

    not a problem; I use gps every day.
     
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