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Etc, Outdoors


When: April 30-May 1 and May 21-22 2016

The two-day course begins on Saturday. You will cover how to read, use and plot courses on nautical charts, and how to use latitude and longitude with the tools available for your use. Sunday, you will focus on how the system works, the different functions navigating between screens and actually using a GPS. Course participants who already own hand-held GPS units are encouraged to bring them to the class or you will be paired up with a person that has one. The last part of the class will be spent working with the GPS units outside finding way points and following a route The course is offered by the Coast Guard Auxiliary at the Southwestern Community College Curry Campus in Brookings from 12:30 to 4:30, April 30 & May 1 or May 21 & 22. Cost is $30; space is limited so please reserve your spot. For information please call: 208-863-8386 541-469-9757 805-350-0542

Price: $30

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