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GPS for Mariners

GPS for Mariners

The operator's manual that should come with every boater's GPS receiver or chart plotter.

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ISBN 9780071713993
Barcode 9780071713993
Published 17 June 2011 by International Marine Publishin
Format Paperback, 2nd edition
Author(s) By Sweet, Robert
Series International Marine-RMP
Availability In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9780071713993
ISBN-10 0071713999
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher International Marine Publishin
Imprint International Marine Publishing Co
Publication Date 17 June 2011
International Publication Date 8 July 2011
Publication Country United States United States
Format Paperback, 2nd edition
Edition 2nd edition
Author(s) By Sweet, Robert
Series International Marine-RMP
Category Navigation & Seamanship
Number of Pages 176
Dimensions Width: 185mm
Height: 236mm
Spine: 8mm
Weight 348g
Interest Age 14+ years
Reading Age 14+ years
Library of Congress Global Positioning System, Artificial satellites in navigation
NBS Text Ships, Boats & Waterways: General Interest
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 623.893
Catalogue Code 219182

Description of this Book

This second edition has a minimum of tech-talk and theory and more on getting the most out of today's more advanced and powerful GPS units.

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Author's Bio

Bob Sweet has more than 30 years of experience in the technology and electronics markets and 30 years of boating experience. He has held engineering and senior executive management positions with a number of companies including GTE, Harris, ABA Industries, Inframetrics and Elbit Systems - the last three at the President and CEO level. He has both BS and MS degrees in electrical engineering from Penn State. He started his career as a radar and communications system engineer and, throughout his career, gained extensive experience with GPS including managing a corporate business unit that developed major portions of GPS for the Air Force. More recently, Bob was instrumental in the boating education for the Power Squadrons in Southeastern New England.HOMETOWN: East Falmouth, MA

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