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Google Earth to Lowrance Waypoint #13081460
03/04/19 02:57 PM
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Can someone please help me understand how to convert a Google Earth coordinate to a waypoint on my Lowrance HDS3 ?

Google Earth has too many numbers to be input into the Lowrance waypoint .

31 13 28.88N
94 19 35.25 W

Thanks for any suggestions !

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Re: Google Earth to Lowrance Waypoint [Re: sparkyorc] #13082359
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Change Google Earth settings for GPS coordinate format used to display Google Earth waypoint to match your Lowrance unit.

Re: Google Earth to Lowrance Waypoint [Re: sparkyorc] #13092713
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Originally Posted by sparkyorc
Can someone please help me understand how to convert a Google Earth coordinate to a waypoint on my Lowrance HDS3 ?

Google Earth has too many numbers to be input into the Lowrance waypoint .

31 13 28.88N
94 19 35.25 W

Thanks for any suggestions !

I'm not exactly what you're doing, but I have a video on importing google earth waypoints into lowrance
https://youtu.be/4-9B_hycI9Q


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Re: Google Earth to Lowrance Waypoint [Re: Skunked Again Fishing] #13092908
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Originally Posted by Skunked Again Fishing
Originally Posted by sparkyorc
Can someone please help me understand how to convert a Google Earth coordinate to a waypoint on my Lowrance HDS3 ?

Google Earth has too many numbers to be input into the Lowrance waypoint .

31 13 28.88N
94 19 35.25 W

Thanks for any suggestions !

I'm not exactly what you're doing, but I have a video on importing google earth waypoints into lowrance
https://youtu.be/4-9B_hycI9Q

If you have`nt done so already ,on your unit click on the power or pages button ,go into settings and change "Coord System" to Deg/Min/Sec.This is what Google Earth is using.You can put the same coords in your unit just omit the last digit. ...for example .88N becomes .8 & .25W becomes .2 Try it. I got coord to a river channel how bout you?

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