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Watch us recording the GPS Training podcast

Latest Article: Watch us recording the GPS Training podcast

Thu 19th October 2017

I hope you have had chance to listyen to the GPS Training podcast, if not you can lisyten to the latest episode here. During last weeks recording we also streamed it live on the GPS Training Facebook page. We have also uploaded it onto YouTube and you can watch it below. ...

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What happens when you press the SOS botton on a SPOT3 personal tracker

The SPOT 3 person tracker enables other people to track you and you are able to send messages to friends and family. All this is done using satellites, rather than a mobile phone signal. The units also have a SOS button, but what happens when you press it. ...

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GPS Glossary of Terms

GPS Glossary of Terms     ______________________________________ A - C_____________________________________ 2D Operating Mode A two-dimensional GPS position fix that includes only horizontal coordinates (no GPS elevation). It requires a minimum...

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inReach: Escape through the Gold Mine

Just recently the Garmin inReach technology was used for a situation which we donít see every day – helping a group of backcountry hikers evade a tribal war in Indonesia and making it home safely. Tommy Danger and his team were in the remote area of Papu...

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A small anecdote - our training in action

After last weekends GPS Training course we received this very interesting response to our e-mail requesting feedback - There is a small anecdote which you can pass on to the GPS instructor Pete. ...I did the Mungrisdale course on Saturday and on Monday I was...

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Geocaching just got easier - Garmin Express

We admit it. Downloading geocaches to your GPS device hasnít always been easy. But thatís about to change. Thanks to our recent collaboration with Garmin, Premium members on GeoCaching.com can now send a list of geocaches to their Garmin GPS device with the c...

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

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. Theyíve supported rescues in more than 140 countries, saving m...

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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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