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February 2017 offer - free 1:25k mapping

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Tue 31st January 2017

For February 2017 we have a special offer from GPS Training. If you buy any compatible Garmin GPS from us you get 2 FREE Birdeye Select Vouchers. This will enable you to download 6,000 sq km of 1:25k Ordnance Survey mapping. You can see all the GPS units we sell here. ...

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We don't sell a box with an Outdoor GPS in.

If you buy an outdoor GPS unit from Shepherds Walks you are not just buying a box with a GPS unit in. Once you have made the purchase we spend an hour getting that unit ready for you.Below is a short video taking you through how we prepare your GPS ready for y...

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Galileo satellites experiencing problems with the onboard clocks

The onboard atomic clocks that drive the satellite-navigation signals on the new Europe's Galileo network have been failing at an alarming rate.Across the 18 satellites now in orbit, nine clocks have stopped operating.Galileo was declared up and running in Dec...

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Galileo satellite system - Outdoor GPS

The EU's Galileo satellite system has now gone live, aiming to supply the world's most accurate satellite navigation technology after 17 years of development, plagued by delays and budget increases.The 18 satellites initially launched will be of only limited u...

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Garmin announces first devices with Satellite Communication Technology: Introducing the inReach SE+ and inReach Explorer+

Last year Garmin bought a business called DeLorme who produce a product called inReach. This week Garmin released the first products to incorporate the technology from this purchase by announcing the new inReach SE®+ and inReach Explorer®+, the first ...

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A look inside the online resource

This week we launched a new YouTube film that gives you a look inside the GPS Training online resource. Please do take a look at this YouTube film.You can view the online resource here. ...

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TOPO Great Britain PRO

TOPO Great Britain PRO Purchase Topo Pro Map Card here View Garmin GPS units bundled with this new 1:25k map card here (The units with the Orange 25k  logo on the picture have the new Topo Pro Mapping). In the last 7 days Garmin have launched...

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Blog - after a GPS Training course

I have just completed the GPS Training Course, held by Shepherds Walks in Rothbury, which was thoroughly enjoyable and very informative.Being a complete novice with a GPS unit and having very limited knowledge of how they actual work, attending this course was...

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Competition winners

Thanks to everybody who entered our February competition at GPS Training.We had lots of people entering and all but one person put down the correct answer to the question - Q: What does GPS stand for? A: Global Positioning System   1st prize - Garmin ...

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Loan a GPS on a walking holiday in Northumberland

GPS Training have teamed up with Shepherds Walks Holidays to really add the icing to the cake to their self guided walking holidays in Northumberland. As you may know Shepherds Walks Holidays deliver some quality walking holidays along St Oswald’s way, St Cut...

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