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Garmin inReach - what happens when you press the SOS button?

Latest Article: Garmin inReach - what happens when you press the SOS button?

Wed 22nd March 2017

What happens if you do press it the SOS button on the Garmin inReach satellite communicator? A message is sent to GEOS who are the world leader in emergency response solutions and monitoring. They’ve supported rescues in more than 140 countries, saving many lives in the process. And they’re standing by 24/7/365 to respond to your SOS, track your device and notify the proper contacts and emer...

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GPS Handheld v Smartphone

This week the above graphic was forwarded to me Please click on image on left to see it full size on our facebook page here.I thought I would share it with you. It takes you through the differenced in the – #1 GPS reception #2 Battery Life #3 Safety...

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Support packages from GPS Training

This week we have launched our Bronze, Silver and Gold support packages. If you buy a Garmin GPS from us you get the 'Gold' package for 1 year (worth £125.00) and if you come on one of our two day GPS Training courses you get our 'Bronze' package (worth...

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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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