Other uses for a GPS include:

How to use my GPS:

  • Documenting the location of that neat photograph.
  • Doing some amateur surveying.?
  • If you have a combined GPS/cell phone your friends can watch you move around on the internet if you wish.
  • A couple of combined GPS/frs walkie talkies can be used to keep contact and help if one person gets lost.
  • Helps you justify the palm top you wanted to buy.?
  • Instantly find your location on an electronic map.?
  • Figuring out where the cruise ship or airplane is.?
  • Setting your clock.?
  • Teaching your kids about maps, navigation, and geography.

There are plenty of other users as well. These include aviators, hikers, bicyclists, motorcyclists, skiers, joggers, fishermen, hotair balloonists, kayakers, surveyors, astronomers, and lots more.

Marine users can find plenty of uses from the above list plus a few more.


  • If someone falls overboard you can return and find him or her.
  • In conjunction with a chart you can avoid shallow water.
  • You can avoid submerged objects.
  • You can know where you are without any landmarks.
  • You can find the next buoy in the race or the trip home.
  • You can see if your drifting.
  • You can hook it to your fish finder.
  • You can see true speed and distance over the ground.


What’s the difference between 60Cx and 60CSx?

The main difference is the electronic compass and barometric sensor which are coming with the GPS Map 60CSx



All the GPS receiver can show you whether you are going north or other direction. But, you have to keep moving. With the electronic compass there is no need. You can stay still and the compass will point north.



Thanks to this the reading of altitude (elevation) should be more precise.

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