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#10841138 - 05/13/15 11:39 AM Question on GPS usage
Spring Lizard Waterdog Offline
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Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 995
Loc: Providence Village Texas
Can you use a GPS on a small lake that is uncharted?

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#10841302 - 05/13/15 12:29 PM Re: Question on GPS usage [Re: Spring Lizard Waterdog]
SheldonS Online   content
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Registered: 10/19/04
Posts: 15047
Loc: Bedford, TX
Sure you can. There just may not be a detailed map. You can mark spots and return to them.
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#10841354 - 05/13/15 12:45 PM Re: Question on GPS usage [Re: Spring Lizard Waterdog]
Spring Lizard Waterdog Offline
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Registered: 04/03/09
Posts: 995
Loc: Providence Village Texas
Thanks, I thought they would only work with hot maps that are already charted. I also read where you can subscribe to a company that allows you to crate your own map
Thanks again.

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#10842756 - 05/13/15 09:04 PM Re: Question on GPS usage [Re: Spring Lizard Waterdog]
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Registered: 06/21/05
Posts: 848
Loc: Frisco, Texas
FYI.. lowrance has software that can record the lake bottom on an SSD chip. You then transfer that recorded data to a PC app : called Insight Genesis and it's free.

http://www.gofreemarine.com/insight-genesis



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#10843455 - 05/14/15 08:19 AM Re: Question on GPS usage [Re: Spring Lizard Waterdog]
Streetwalker Offline
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Registered: 02/28/13
Posts: 4660
Loc: Kaufman...kind of.
The Global Positioning System has NOTHING to do with maps. It's satellite based. The function of the GPS is to tell you where you are. If you have a smart phone it probably has a GPS function.
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