Programme a handheld GPS receiver to:

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2. Programme a handheld GPS receiver to:

(a) Find your location (grid reference, plus latitude and longitude) and record it
(b) Enter the grid reference of a local landmark and navigate to the waypoint
(c) Enter the latitude and longitude coordinates of a nearby point and navigate to the waypoint. Be sure to check the accuracy
(d) Walk on a bearing using the GPS and a map

The Garmin Etrex 10

Below is a great video that shows you how to geocache using a Garmin eTrex 10 a cheap effective GPS unit that can be programmed by USB connection to a PC or Laptop.

Using this GPS would cover part 2. of the badge, you could use a phone an explain some information or is coved by the Geocaching Scout UK PowerPoint Presentation. (7-Zip to uncompress this PowerPoint is free)

GSAK (Geocaching Swiss Army Knife)

GSAK is the all-in-one Geocaching and waypoint management tool. Major features include: Multiple databases, sending/receiving waypoints to GPSr, Leaflet maps, and Geocaching.com. is a very useful way to program GPS units for geocaching and can also be used to create your own for events and sent them to the GPS!

GSAK is now Freeware

eTrex 10 Geocaching Guide

On the left is an image you can save and print, we have them printed as A5, laminated and hole punched in the corner to put on a lanyard. You are welcome to use them as you see fit. I designed them so you have permission.

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