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How to use and setup the Garmin Glo – Portable Bluetooth GPS

Posted: 22/08/2018 at 10:39 AM   /   About GPS, Editors-Choice, Featured, Marine GPS, What's New

The Garmin Glo is a handy little Bluetooth GPS that connects to all major smart devices, effectively turning your iPad mini into a fully-fledged navigator. Simply by pairing the Garmin […]

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How Live Traffic works with Garmin’s Vehicle GPS in Australia

Posted: 21/08/2018 at 2:46 PM   /   About GPS, Car GPS, Caravan GPS, How To Guide, Motorcycle GPS, Truck GPS, Tutorials, What's New

I’ll start off with how it works and who supplies the information in Australia. Suna Traffic provides the traffic information to Garmin devices across Australia. It doesn’t just supply traffic […]

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The First Australian Space Agency Announced with 2018-19 Budget

Posted: 14/05/2018 at 9:36 AM   /   About GPS, Announcement, What's New

The 2018 Australian Government federal budget included $41 million in funding for the establishment of the Australian Space agency, (including some initial funding for investment in international missions and projects) to […]

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Australian Government Budget Announcement 2018-19 – Investing in Geoscience

Posted: 14/05/2018 at 9:11 AM   /   About GPS, Announcement, Industry News, What's New

The Australian Parliament 2018-19 Federal Budget Great news for Australian industry is contained in the government budget estimates for 2018, with a commitment to developing high accuracy differential GPS in […]

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RescueMe PLB One vs MT410G Personal Locator Beacon – Review

Posted: 06/04/2018 at 9:01 AM   /   About GPS, Editors-Choice, PLB, What's New

Personal Locator Beacons are the most important emergency piece of gear you can carry whenever you’re going off-grid or anywhere that you can’t immediately get in contact with someone for […]

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InReach Explorer+ Subscription developed for Teams and Organisations

Posted: 28/02/2018 at 2:13 PM   /   About GPS, Featured, Handheld GPS, What's New

Garmin has introduced a new Professional tier for the inReach devices (compatible with both inReach SE+ and inReach Explorer+) in November 2017. The old professional tier plan only offers tiers […]

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Rural Applications using Garmin GPS and Magellan

Posted: 26/02/2018 at 4:24 PM   /   About GPS, Editors-Choice, Featured, Handheld GPS, How To Guide, What's New

GPS and Altimeter functions. Copyright Kimball J Thurlow at Johnny Appleseed GPS, Brisbane, 1800 477477. www.ja-gps.com.au Glossary: Marked point, recorded point, waypoint, – all have the same meaning. Go To, […]

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Australian Satellite Based Augmentation System

Posted: 23/11/2017 at 4:57 PM   /   About GPS, Industry News

Australia has launched their first trial for a Satellite-Based Augmentation System (SBAS). This has been in the works for years, but on the 9th of November 2017, the Australian Government […]

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Garmin Device FAQ

Posted: 03/10/2017 at 11:56 AM   /   About GPS, How To Guide, Tutorials

I’ve purchased additional maps for my GPS device, but they are too large for my device, have I received the wrong mapping card? No, the card you have received is […]

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How to update any Garmin Device – Garmin Express

Posted: 15/08/2017 at 4:24 PM   /   About GPS, How To Guide, Tutorials

No doubt if you’ve ever had trouble with a device, the first thing you were told to do was update the software. This is usually good advice as updates often […]

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